The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook

Susanna Pantas, Artist

 Whippoorwill Academy and

Pen & Ink Drawings of Biltmore Estate, by Lee James Pantas

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Whippoorwill Academy and Village, photo by Keith Hall


Photo by Keith Hall     

    The Whippoorwill Academy and Village was created by Mrs. Edith Ferguson Carter by moving historical buildings to the family farm many years ago. The complex today features historical museums, including: Tom Dooley Museum, Daniel Boone Replica Cabin, Smokehouse Art Gallery, Matt's Store, Indian Teepee, Jail, School House, Chapel, Tavern, Blacksmith shop and Weaving room.

Website: Whippoorwill Academy and Village
Location:  Ferguson NC
Distance: 2 hours from Asheville
Address: 11929 Hwy 268 West, Ferguson NC 28624
Hours:  April- December: Saturday- Sunday 3-5 p.m. and during the week by appointment
Fees: None
Allow: 1 hour
Directions: From Asheville take I-40 east. Take exit 103 and follow US 64 north to US 321 in Lenoir. Take US 321 north and turn right onto NC 268 to Whippoorwill Academy and Village.








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