The 46,000-square-foot Preston Castle has 77 rooms and no fewer than 43 fireplaces and 257 windows.
The 46,000-square-foot Preston Castle has 77 rooms and no fewer than 43 fireplaces and 257 windows. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
The 46,000-square-foot Preston Castle has 77 rooms and no fewer than 43 fireplaces and 257 windows. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
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Discoveries: Ione’s Preston Castle opens up about its harsh, haunting past

June 27, 2015 05:00 PM

UPDATED June 28, 2015 12:00 AM

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Sam McManis has covered travel and recreation at The Sacramento Bee since 2011, criss-crossing California to report on interesting, humorous, unexpected and sometimes truly strange stories. When he's not driving all over the state for work, McManis likes to run on the many mountain trails California boasts. Contact Sam McManis at smcmanis@sacbee.com or 916-321-1145. Twitter: @SamMcManis