Oliver Nestus Freeman's Dinosaur (Wilson, NC)

This dinosaur was created by noted African-American artist and housebuilder Oliver Nestus Freeman and can be found in front of the Freeman ...



This dinosaur was created by noted African-American artist and housebuilder Oliver Nestus Freeman and can be found in front of the Freeman Round House and African-American Museum in Wilson. Acccording to the official website, Freeman was born in 1882 and was the son of a former slave. Freeman was educated at Alabama's Tuskegee Normal School and returned to Wilson to build homes to address the lack of housing for soldiers returning from World War II. Freeman also constructed the round house that can be found on the property. The Museum which bears his name opened in 2001.

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GPS Coordinates: (35.716890, -77.899159)
Location: 1202 Hines Street SE, Wilson, NC

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