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Durham, North Carolina: Major: Good Luck Bull Statue

A 10-ft. long bronze bull "Major" is regarded as Durham's mascot, and invites vigorous rubs to impart good fortune on locals and visitors.

201 Corcoran St., Durham, NC
Stands in a small park near the corner of Corcoran and W. Parrish Sts.
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Major: Durham Bull Bronze Statue

A fairly run-of-the-mill bull statue, with rather large testicles. A local told me that college students often include mounting the bull during "hazing."

[Merri, 12/12/2017]

Bull of Durham.

Bull Statue

Statue of a bull stands in city park.

[Brian Nern, 07/21/2015]

Durham's Bull, "Major," was dedicated in 2007, sculpted by Leah Foushee and Michael Waller. Citizens rub it for good luck.

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