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The Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame
        showcases and preserves the rich
        musical heritage of the greater Blue
        Ridge Mountains from northern Georgia
        to northern Virginia. The Hall of Fame
        educates, defines, and interprets the
        history of mus ic in the area and musicians
        from the region in all genres with exhibits
        and an annual celebration of inductees.
        The Hall of Fame is housed in the historic
        Wilkes County Courthouse.
        100 E. Main St., Wilkesboro, NC 28697
        (336) 667-3171 |

           Hutchinson Homestead in Stone
        Mountain State Park is complete with a log
        cabin, barn, blacksmith shop, corncrib, meat
        house, and original furnishings. The farm was
        built in the mid-19th century and restored in
        1998 to represent the lives of early settlers
        of the Stone Mountain area. Informational
        displays explain the different aspects of the
        homestead buildings and how they were
        operated. The homestead is open weekends,
        May-October. Visitors may walk the grounds
        when the site is not open.
        3042 Frank Pkwy., Roaring Gap, NC 28668
        (336) 957-8185

           Whippoorwill Academy & Village
        offers group tours of 15 people or more by
        appointment to folks looking to get a glimpse
        at the old ways of life in the Blue Ridge
        Mountains. The village also hosts events
        throughout the year including the Daniel
        Boone Festival, Tom Dooley and Appalachian
        Culture Festival, Real Scots Wear Plaid Day,
        James Larkin Pearson Poetry Competition,
        Author’s Day, and Veterans Day and Christmas
        celebrations. A partner with the Blue Ridge
        Music Trails of North Carolina. Open 3rd
        Saturdays April to October.
        11928 NC Hwy. 268 W., Ferguson, NC 28624
        (336) 973-3237 |

         Whippoorwill School

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