Whippoorwill Village

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Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - April - December
  • Hours - Sat/Sun 3:00-5:00pm, weekdays (and out of season) by appt

Address

  • 11928 NC Hwy 268 West

    Ferguson,   NC   28624

  • Mailing Address -

    PO Box 458

    Ferguson,   NC   28624

Phone

The Village includes a one-room schoolhouse built in 1880 where North Carolina’s Poet Laureate, Larkin Pearson attended school. Revisit Daniel Boones home (replica cabin) when he and his family lived on the Yadkin River in 1760. Hear an intriguing love story about a Wilkes County Legend in the tale of the infamous Tom Dula (Dooley) in the Dooley Museum, which includes a lock of Laura Foster’s hair. Enjoy fine art at the Smokehouse Art Gallery, a reconstructed Smokehouse with all original logs from 1700s. Explore the Chapel of Peace, an 1864 Yadkin River Jail, a blacksmith shop with a weaving room displaying an antique loom, and a good ol country store as well.

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Address:

11928 NC Hwy 268 West
Ferguson NC 28624

Coordinates:

Latitude: 36° 5' 0.6" / Longitude: -81° 22' 31.0794"

Special Directions:

From US 421, exit # 286B, approx 12 miles on NC 268 West, on right.

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