5/30/2017 9:05pm

“When they’re turning and the light hits them, they just take on a different life,” said Joseph Justice, artist for the whirligig restoration effort in Wilson, N.C.

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Historic Downtown Wilson seems, at first, to be the center of a typical Southern small town - its streets lined with beautiful old red brick buildings and friendly locals - until you drive up to the unusual spectacle of the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park.