Moon over Castle Craig, Meriden, Connecticut. Castle Craig Tower is a stone observation tower atop East Peak in Meriden. The tower, dedicated on October 29, 1900, and given to the people of Meriden by Walter Hubbard, is part of the 1,800-acre Hubbard Park named after Hubbard.
Castle Craig, located on East Peak in the Hanging Hills, is constructed of trap rock and is 32 feet (10 m) in height and has a base 58 feet (18 m) in circumference . A metal interior stairway is used to ascend the observation deck on top. It stands 976 feet (297 m) above sea level and provides an expansive view of the greater Meriden, Connecticut area.
Castle Craig sits high on a rocky cliff, in a park off of Main Street, in Meriden, Ct. It is more of an observation tower rather than a residential castle. on a clear day you can see New Haven and the Long Island Sound about 25 miles away.