Experience the history of the original campus and Calvin Jones House through our virtual tours.
The museum is hosting Water/Ways a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) program from August 30, 2020 through October 10, 2020.
We are pleased to announce the debut of Thine Ancient Days: A WFU History, 1818-1956 by Jenny Puckett. This coffee table book features beautiful images from the collections of the … Continue reading
We are collecting donations of artifacts, essays, photographs, and recordings that document how the pandemic has affected Wake Forest residents.
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.
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