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William Whitley House Things To Do


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Birding
A variety of birds can be seen at this park including Wild Turkeys, Hawks, Canadian Geese, Catbirds, Robins, Cardinals, Hummingbirds and the more common Field sparrow, Blackbirds etc.

All four seasons bring birding opportunities thanks to the nearby 780-acre lake which helps to draw lots of migratory birds.

Gift Shop
For those who love history, this gift shop offers a large assortment of books on local and state history. Many of the items in the shop cater to children, such as Rock candy.

Museum
Open for tours May 1 through October 31.
Wednesday through Saturday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., last tour at 4:30 p.m.
Sunday - 11 a.m. to 5:00 pm.

Picnicking
Visitors can bring picnic lunches to the picnic area on the site’s 10 acres. The playground is close by. Two picnic shelters are available. They can be reserved by rental up to a year in advance. Open seasonally. Fee for shelter rental.

Playgrounds
The playground is near the picnic area, open seasonally.

Tours
The House Museum is furnished with original pieces from the period. A tour guide will share the history of the house and the Whitley family.

Open for tours May 1 through October 31.
Thursday through Saturday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., last tour at 4:30 p.m.
Sunday - 11 a.m. to 5:00 pm.

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