405 S. Church Street
Kenly, NC 27542
Phone: (919) 284-1000
Fax: (919) 284-4852
Wilson Botanical Gardens offers an educational and fascinating experience for botanists and nature lovers. Its landscape is dotted with interesting exhibits like Culinary and Medicinal Herb Garden, Native Plants, Children's Secret Garden and Arboretum.
Barton College is an award-winning educational institution in Wilson. Established in 1902, this historic building is a private liberal arts college with top-notch resources and departments.
Oliver Nestus Freeman Round House offers a glimpse into the history of Wilson. Built in 1946, this round-shaped stone house exhibits artifacts and memorabilia representing the role of African Americans to the city.
The Wilson Rose Garden is a beautiful landscape in full bloom from May to October. It is open to public for free, making it a popular attraction among locals and visitors alike.
The noted First Presbyterian Church in Goldsboro, North Carolina is precisely situated at 111 W. Ash Street. It occupies immense monumental value and is featured on the National Register of Historic Places. The church site was constructed in 1856. The ancient church is a massive representation of the Greek Revival style of architecture. The church invites all individuals wholeheartedly to worship the Lord. Apart from worship, the traditional service, Bible study, Communion and much more programs are actively organized. The Church tries to attain varied objectives through its numerous ministries. More insights can be sought after through their official website.
The Walnut Hill Historic District is a 157 acre (64 hectares) historic area comprising of 40 residential structures. The district shows a mix of Victorian and Gothic Revival styles of architecture. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2000 because of its historical importance.
The Walnut Hill Cotton Gin is a historic structure built around 1848. Previously home to a cotton gin machine, it is today used as a residence by architect Jim Smith, who is also responsible for restoring the building. It is well known for being one of the few remaining cotton gin houses in North Carolina. It became a part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
Clemmons Educational State Forest managed by the North Carolina Forest Service aims to provide ecological education through exhibits, self-guided trails and classes conducted by Rangers.