On April 2, 1775 Calvin Jones was born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Jones was a leading North Carolina intellectual who made significant contributions to medicine, public health, politics, publishing, military strategy, and public education.
From above, Earth appears as a water planet with more than 71 percent of its surface covered with this vital resource for life. Water impacts climate, agriculture, transportation, industry and … Continue reading
In light of NCDHHS recommendations, WFU Lifelong Learning and Museum staff have decided to postpone “Early NC: Stories of Turmoil and Aspiration” scheduled for Saturday, March 21st.
In light of NCDHHS recommendations, the Wake Forest Historical Association Board and Museum staff have decided to postpone the “After the Move, pt. 2: Economic Redevelopment” program.
Join members of the B.W. Wells Association for a discussion about the beautiful paintings of Dr. B.W. Wells, noted North Carolina ecologist and conservationist on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at … Continue reading
The Wake Forest Historical Museum is pleased to host a traveling exhibit created by the North Carolina State Parks and featuring the reproduced paintings of B.W. Wells. Born in Ohio … Continue reading
Consider making time for family storytelling this holiday season. Past holiday traditions, favorite foods, and music are just some of the topics that might come up! For example, in an … Continue reading
(To celebrate Halloween, this spooky article was written in 1953 by Carl Goerch. It tells of happenings that mystified Wake Forest College Professor Jasper L. Memory, and originally ran in … Continue reading
The Wake Forest Historical Association is hosting a free public forum “After the Move” on Sunday, November 3rd from 3-5pm at the museum. Fall semester 1956 was the first time … Continue reading
The Wake Forest College Birthplace Society will hold this year’s annual meeting on Sunday, October 27th from 3 pm to 5 pm. Members will gather at the Wake Forest Historical … Continue reading
I. Beverly Lake, Jr. – A Life of Dedication to Wake Forest Today we sadly bid goodbye to I. Beverly Lake, Jr., one of the giants of Wake Forest who … Continue reading
It’s strange how these homes, inextricably linked to one of Wake Forest’s most important families, went on the market on exactly the same day. One is the Patterson House at … Continue reading
This 1920 aerial photo of campus and a portion of downtown is packed with tantalizing details! The image appeared in the 1921 Bulletin of Wake Forest College, a booklet the … Continue reading
Just five years after graduating from Wake Forest College, Charles M. Allen, Jr., found himself in Europe as an Aerial Reconnaissance Photographer with the U.S. Army Air Forces. Allen had … Continue reading
It’s not hard to imagine the excitement back in 1940 when the Town of Wake Forest decided to build a swimming pool in the three-acre hollow behind the high school … Continue reading