|Date:||July 15, 2012|
|Time:||10:00 AM - 3:00 PM|
Visit Ingles Farm! This working farm will be open to the public on special days from 10 am until 3 pm. Come and explore the cabin of William and Mary Draper Ingles, learn about current preservation efforts, and trace the history of Ingles Ferry and its importance in history. History interpreters will be on hand and performing demonstrations of typical farm life. Also, see heirloom animals. There is no admission charge and children are welcome.
The Ingles Farm is located at 9 Wilderness Road in Radford. From Interstate I-81 take exit #105, go east for 1 mile and follow directional signs to parking. Next, head to Glencoe Museum (600 Unruh Drive) to learn the story of Mary Draper Ingles, beyond the escape. Also on display at Glencoe-period furniture, Native American artifacts, tools that shaped a nation exhibit, a one room school house and an art exhibit. The Glencoe Gift Shop features local and regional books, prints, local art, postcards and official VA is for Lovers merchandise.
For more information, visit: http://www.visitradford.com/Cabin_Days_at_Ingles_Farm.aspx or call the Radford Visitor's Center at 540-267-3153 or Glencoe Museum at 540-731-5031 for more information.