Vollis Simpson's Whirligigs

artist: Vollis Simpson (1919 - 2013)
built: 1986 - c. 2000
where: From the original location in Lucama, North Carolina, the whirligigs have been restored and relocated to Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park in downtown Wilson, North Carolina
status: always visible
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NOTE: Vollis Simpson passed away on May 31, 2013 at the age of 94.



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Spring 2007 visit













Mr. Vollis Simpson and Susanne Theis,
founding director of the The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art



Spring 1996 visit






Mr. Vollis Simpson


all photos copyright Lawrence Harris


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