Minister Horace Burgess’ tree house in Crossvile, Tennessee was closed to the public in August 2012 by the state Fire Marshal’s Office.
The Stats: 97 feet tall, 10 stories high, 6 tree foundation, $12,000, 15 years to build.
“I built it for everybody. It’s God’s treehouse. He keeps watch over it … I was praying one day, and the Lord said, ‘If you build me a treehouse, I’ll see you never run out of material.”