Pikeville, North Carolina: Dinosaur Skeleton Sculptures

Several stylized dinosaur skeleton sculptures, made of steel, of recent vintage.

Benton and Sons

Address:
1921 Hwy 581, Pikeville, NC
Directions:
Benton and Sons. West side of NC-581.
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Night view of dinosaurs.

Dinosaur Skeleton Sculptures

There are five dinosaurs now. The dinosaur statue that was once in downtown Goldsboro has been installed next to the other four at Benton and Sons Stainless Steel. All of them were covered in Christmas lights when I was there in December, and at night they were all lit up for the holidays. They seem to be something of a local attraction. Lots of cars full of moms and dads and kids stopped by when I was there at dusk, just after the lights had come on.

[Dean Jeffrey, 02/09/2018]

Dinosaur Skeleton Sculptures

These guys sure do stay busy. There's now a fourth big dinosaur in front of Benton and Sons, plus several dozen smaller ones, three to five feet tall, that are for sale. Most of the smaller ones are scaled-down versions of the big ones.

[Dean Jeffrey, 08/19/2017]

Dinosaur.

Dinosaur Skeleton Sculptures

There are three dinosaurs now and they're definitely worth a stop to take a few photos.

[Dave Ross, 11/22/2016]

Dinosaur skeleton sculptures.

Dinosaur Skeleton Sculptures

Two dinosaurs are located at the Benton and Sons fabrication facility.

[Peter R Mainville, 07/07/2015]

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