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After 12 years of full-time rving, we've sold our truck and trailer but we're still traveling. Email us at wowpegasus@hotmail.com if you would like to contact us.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Freeman Round House, Wilson, NC

Straight from the www.wilson-nc.com website,

"The Oliver Nestus Freeman Round House is a museum featuring the artifacts that depict the culture and contributions of African Americans to the history and development of Wilson. The house was built in 1946 by Freeman who was a noted local black stone mason. He built the Freeman residence and other houses to help alleviate the housing shortage for GI's returning from the war. Freeman built a round house that is said to be made of stone. The house is actually built of variety of materials including bottles, tree sapplings, and string."

He also built lots of other thing out of concrete, like this dinosaur.

The museum attendant gave us a informative talk about Mr. Freeman, his house and other important black people of the early 20th century.

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