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Black Bear

Black Bear

Black Bear: The striking steel bear reaches up a tree, seeking a cache of honey. Richard Merrill created the bear and inserted a secret steel “heart,” his signature touch. Look carefully and you will see a beehive inside the tree and a bee lighting on the bear’s nose. This sculpture stands on a patch of lawn in front of City Hall on Main Street.

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Eagle

Eagle

Golden Eagle: This magnificent bird is made of hand-forged steel and copper, each feather in its impressive 5 foot wingspan individually forged by sculptor Chris Worley. The eagle is on the front lawn of the Transylvania County Arts Center on Caldwell Street.

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