A collection of old North Carolina buildings that have been saved, moved and restored. The Village includes a one-room schoolhouse built in 1880 where North Carolina’s Poet Laureate Larkin Pearson attended school. Revisit Daniel Boone's home (replica cabin) when he and his family lived on the Yadkin River region 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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