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National Daniel Boone Day

Sunday, June 7th is National Daniel Boone Day and Whippoorwill Academy and Village will be open from 1-5:00 for self-guided tours. This is not a festival and there will be no food for sale. Visitors may bring a picnic and are asked to practice social distancing. Masks […]

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Chance Meeting

You never know what happens when you stop to help strangers. I saw some cars pulled in at the Tom Dooley grave entrance and stopped to see if that is what they were looking for since it since it is not marked. I was on my way […]

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3rd Annual James Larkin Pearson Poetry Competition

3rd Annual James Larkin Pearson Poetry Competition

The James Larkin Pearson Poetry Competition for Wilkes and Caldwell County Middle and High School Students. DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 EPIDEMIC, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATED DETAILS. James  Larkin  Pearson  was  born  in  poverty  and  educated  at  Whippoorwill  Academy,  a  poet  and […]

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Veterans’ Celebration

Veterans’ Celebration

News Release:  Veteran’s Celebration Nov. 9th at Whippoorwill Academy and Village Contact person:  Margaret Carter Martine, 828-754-3047 or mrmartine@gmail.com Whippoorwill Academy and Village in Ferguson, NC will be hosting a Veteran’s Celebration on Saturday, Nov. 9th at 11:00.  Veterans, families and those who support our military folks […]

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Edith’s Barn Music Festival

  Join us for a fantastic day of music. We are delighted to present some of the area’s most talented musicians. Proceeds go to building the barn that Edith Marie Carter envisioned as the completing piece of Whippoorwill Village The Harris Brothers            […]

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An Outlander Luncheon / Tea with Aunt Jocasta

An Outlander Luncheon/Tea with Aunt Jocasta October 6, 2019 – Noon The Ferguson Home Place at Whippoorwill Academy and Village Tickets $50.00 must be purchased in advance. Seats are limited. Live music, time period program and catered meal. For more information contact Margaret : whippoorwillacademy.com or mrmartine@gmail.com

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Daniel Boone Day 2019

September 20th & 21st Friday, September 20th, from 9am – 2pm, is for SCHOOLS ONLY that pre-register. Saturday, September 21st is open starting the general public from 10am – 5pm.  Email mrmartine@gmail.com . Join us to relive the days of Daniel Boone. This annual event reflects the […]

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2019 Tom Dooley & Appalachian Culture Day

Happenings at the Village on May 18th: All Day- Chapel of Peace Open with early church history and Michael Riggs demonstrating the pump organ Daniel Boone Cabin open Whippoorwill Academy School house open with video showing upstairs Tom Dooley Museum open with video showing Art Activity Tent […]

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Merlefest RV Parking

During Merlefest there will be spaces available for self-contained RV’s with hard shell exteriors only. The Village parking field will be open from noon Wednesday, April 24th until 10 a.m. on Monday, April 29th. There are NO hook-ups, just a beautiful view of the mountains. There will […]

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Open April 20th; June 15th;July 20th; August 17th; October 19th from 1-5 PM: Other times by appointment only
Address:
11928 NC Hwy 268 W Ferguson,
NC 28624

Mailing Address:
PO Box 458 Ferguson,
NC 28624

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Phone: (336) 973-3237

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