Wilson, North Carolina: Worrell's Nautical Oddities

Quirky old store with a sailor in his storm slicker and a pelican on the roof.
Address:
229 Goldsboro St. S., Wilson, NC
Directions:
Downtown, on the east side of Goldsboro St. S. just north of South St. S.
Phone:
252-206-0752
Admission:
Free
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Seafood sentries.

Seafood Nautical Oddities

A fiberglass man is on top of Worrell's Seafood Nautical Oddities. There are fiberglass seahorses on the side of the building.

[Melanie Olds, 07/06/2014]

A strange figure in a storm slicker stands watch with a pelican atop a downtown seafood restaurant. Keep in mind this is the same town with a pair of Muffler Men known to have loomed from rooftops...

Worrell's Nautical Oddities

The place was closed when I saw it, but it appears to be two separate businesses at the same location. The sign in front says Worrell's Nautical Oddities and the sign above the mural says Worrell's Seafood. The building has a skin diver and a pelican on the roof, and a big sea mural on the south wall. It is located just north of the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park.

[signmanjoe, 05/30/2014]

Worrell's Seafood is in fact in a different building just up the block. Worrell's Nautical Oddities claims to have been open since 1928, except when it's closed, which unfortunately seems to be fairly frequently.

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Statue of First Rebel Killed in the Civil War, Raleigh, NC - 41 mi.

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