WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896

‘A great day in the city’: Whirligig Park is open; let the fun begin!

Posted 11/2/17

Wilson got a good look at the very near future Thursday with the grand opening of the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park.

Cars lined the streets and filled parking lots as hundreds of people flocked downtown to see Wilson’s newest, free city park. Families set up folding chairs and spread out blankets under the shadow of the whirligigs and listened …

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