Wake Forest Historical Museum

LOCATION: 414 N. Main Street Wake Forest, NC 27587 CONTACT: 919-556-2911

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The Society is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt organization governed by an elected board of eighteen directors. There is one hired employee, an executive director, and a volunteer staff. The Society owns the Calvin Jones House, the collections, and the grounds and is responsible for the museum, archives, and gardens. The museum is open for tours every day but Saturday and Monday. The grounds are available for concerts, weddings, and other events. Newsletters are published during the year. An annual meeting to elect officers and inform members and friends of the Society’s work is held in the fall. Funding comes from Society memberships, donations, an endowment, and support from Wake Forest University and the Town of Wake Forest.

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This entry was posted on July 17, 2013 by in Birthplace Society and tagged , .

Hours & Info

Tues-Fri: 9am-noon & 1:30-4:30pm
Sun: 2pm-5pm

Closed: Saturday and Monday

Call us at 919.556.2911

Free Admission

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From the April 1961 Wake Forest phone book... instructions on how to use a dial telephone, how to dial a number, how to interpret ringing and busy signals, and what to do on a party line. Anyone else remember those days? This amazing photo from Sanford Bailey shows just HALF of the folks at the 1954 Powell Family Reunion!!! Brought out the programs to get moving on the 2017 WF Community Christmas Dinner... it's never too early to start!!!🎄 An early morning visitor to the museum garden.