Caldwell County is the Sculpture Capital of North Carolina

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Caldwell County is the Sculpture Capital of North CarolinaWhen it comes to being passionate about something, you generally find it difficult to stop your involvement. Caldwell County, North Carolina has embraced the arts for years. As a result, there are currently more than 80 sculptures to amaze you when you visit Lenoir & the NC foothills. Our area has the distinctive honor of being called the “Sculpture Capital of North Carolina”, and you are sure to agree as you try to locate as many as possible when you are in town.

One of the great things about the sculptures you’ll find in the area is that they are so varied in their appearance. That is due to being constructed by many different area artists. Each artist has their own vision that comes out in the sculpture. While many of the sculptures you find would be far too large to consider taking home with you, there are several in downtown Lenoir that are actually for sale and would make a great souvenir to remind you of the wonderful time you had here.

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Caldwell County also has the unique honor of having more sculptures per capita of any county in the country—not just North Carolina. Whether you are an art-lover or just like to see beautiful things, the sculptures here are reason enough to book a visit to Lenoir & the NC foothills, but we are certain you’ll love everything else about the area and might even be tempted to move here.