Wake Forest Historical Museum

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

Old Campus Trek

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The Wake Forest Historical Museum hosted the Second Annual Old Campus Trek, presented by the Wake Forest University Office of Alumni Services, the Half-Century Club, the Wake Forest College Birthplace Society and the WFU Traditions Council.

Approximately 300 invited guests enjoyed a day on the Old Campus, including a discussion titled Wake Forest: Then, Now & Tomorrow by Provost Emeritus Dr. Edwin G. Wilson (’43) and WFU Provost Dr. Rogan Kersh (’86); the dedication of the new Dr. George C. Mackie and Kathleen R. Mackie Lake Exhibit Gallery; and a presentation by noted scholar and author Dr. George W. Braswell, Jr. (’58) detailing his new book on religion and revolution.

The day ended with a lively trio of speeches about sports on the Old Campus from beloved alums Jack Murdock (’57), Marietta Perry Dormire (’56) and Gray Boyette (’56).

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This entry was posted on July 18, 2013 by in The Wake Forest Spirit 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.