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  7. Ark Encounter / LeRoy Troyer

Ark Encounter / LeRoy Troyer

  • 15:00 - 9 September, 2016
Ark Encounter / LeRoy Troyer
Ark Encounter / LeRoy Troyer, © Answers in Genesis
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    • Client

      Answers in Genesis/Crosswater Canyon
    • Destination Concepts & Development

      Cary Summers & LeRoy Troyer
    • Answers in Genesis

      Patrick Marsh; Exhibits & Theming
    • CarpentryAmish Carpentry Crews from

      Amish Carpentry Crews from IN, OH, PA, IL, KY, TN, GA
    • Project Mechanical/Electrical

      Ron Troyer, P.E. (Troyer Group)
    • Project Structural Engineer

      Jason Hickle, P.E. (Troyer Group)
    • Structural Consultant

      Tamarack Grove Engineering (Bow and Stern of Ark)
    • Colorado Timber Frame

      Heavy timber milling
    • Roofing

      TruCraft
    • Structural Wood Systems

      Glulams
    • More Specs Less Specs
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    From the architect. The one-of-a-kind Ark Encounter project, said to be the largest timber-framed structure in the world, has been completed in Williamstown, KY (40 miles south of Cincinnati, OH). 

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    A family-oriented, historically authentic, and environmentally friendly themed attraction, the Ark Encounter is a to-scale replica of the Biblical Noah’s Ark, which market studies suggest will see 1.2 – 2 million visitors annually.  Phase 1 of the Ark Encounter also has a 1,500 person seat restaurant, zip line courses, and a petting zoo.  The project began nearly 7 years ago with the planning and permitting process, now the Ark Encounter officially opened on July 7th, 2016.

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    The Noah’s Ark story is about a man with great faith who built a large ship to hold his family and 2 of every living animal species to spare them from a catastrophic flood.  Today, the life-sized reconstruction is a design feat unlike any other structure, and is a park for all to visit.  

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