Supply, North Carolina: Mary's Gone Wild

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Address:
2431 Holden Beach Rd SW, Supply, NC
Directions:
From US-17-BUS/Main St. in Shallotte, turn east at the stoplight onto Smith Ave., which becomes NC-130/Holden Beach Rd SW. Drive a little over six miles. Mary's Gone Wild will be on the left, just past the driving range and Ludlum's produce stand.
Hours:
Daily 9-9 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
910-842-9908
Admission:
Donations accepted.
RA Rates:
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Mary's Gone Wild.

Mary's Gone Wild

Guided by visions from God, Mary Paulsen began creating folk art in her yard in 1996. Her various bottle houses, begun in 2008, have been built with 8,000 bottles.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [03/27/2022]

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Mary's Gone Wild: Bottle House.

Mary's Gone Wild: Bottle House

Visited and met Mary (a very cordial lady). This place has nooks and crannies filled with lots of vibrant artwork and projects. A nice experience.

[LilSpastic, 10/24/2021]

Mary's Gone Wild.

Mary's Gone Wild - Bottle House

Mary's Gone Wild - Mary has some stuff!!

[Lianne, 06/23/2019]

Mary loves to make structures out of (or stuffed) with bottles, among her other artistic pursuits.

Mary's Gone Wild Folk Art

I visited Mary's place with my girlfriend Rena on her birthday. This place really kept us amazed. I wish through the years Mary had received help getting her place more organized and less cluttered. I could see the love that Mary had infused in her work. She was a very sweet lady and I saw the talent that God gave. To others her paintings and bottle work might seem like junk, but to me they were blessings that she used for many years.

[Bonnie Edwards, 05/03/2018]

Mary's Gone Wild.

Mary's Gone Wild - Tree House Art

Mary's Tree House is still going...sort of strong. We got there at 10 am, and Mary was nowhere to be found. She's still making art (as of two months ago anyway), and the oddity of the place does not disappoint. Biggest advice? Wear bug repellent. Mosquitoes will getcha.

[Kristie, 05/09/2014]

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