蒲生氏1590 - 1627
松下氏1627 - 1629
加藤氏1629 - 1643
丹羽氏1643 - 1871
二本松城Nihonmatsu Castle is classified as a mountain castle (its layout: Teikakushiki), and is located in Fukushima Prefecture. During the pre-modern age, it found itself within the borders of Mutsu Province. It is associated with the Niwa clan. Dates in use: 1394 - 1872.
Two separate castles were built on this site. The first castle was set fire to by it's own lord before escaping. And the second castle fell at the closing of the Edo period.
|1413||Fortifications were built at the summit of the mountain.|
|1586||The castle fell to Date Masamune.|
|1590||The castle became a branch castle of the Gamo clan.|
|1643||Construction of the new castle started & the older castle located at the top of the mountain was abandoned.|
|1868||The castle fell to imperial troops during the Boshin war.|
|1872||The castle was abandoned & all remaining buildings were demolished.|
|1982||The Minowa Gate & attached turret were reconstructed.|
|1993||Restoration of the main enclosure's stone foundations was completed.|
|2007||The castle was designated an historic site.|
|Site||National Historic Site|