Since 2012, the rusted brown-and-gray dinosaur sculpture named T-Bone has been watching over Watkinsville resident Tina Huff’s front yard of her home in the Hickory Hills neighborhood.
How the metal stegosaurus got there is a tale worthy of the assembled fossil.
T-Bone was originally “born” in December 1996 by Rutledge artist Blue Chilton, who put the dinosaur together from a variety of recycled metal pieces. The artist inscribed his name along the dinosaur’s spine.
Huff, her children and grandchildren first met T-Bone at his previous home when it was at artist Irvin Alhadeff’s home along Whippoorwill Road.
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