Wake Forest Historical Museum

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

Moving the Museum

On September 1, 2010, Executive Director Ed Morris spent the day getting all the smaller items moved from the Calvin Jones House and into the new annex. Cathy Morris reviewed box contents, recording items, and coordinating a newly updated museum filing system so we can remember where everything is… a tough job when you see just how many records and artifacts the Birthplace Society has collected over the years.

We’ve just acquired this exciting set of plates featuring old campus buildings. It’s a set produced by Wedgwood in the mid-twentieth century before the college moved to Winston-Salem… making this particular china exceedingly rare. Although the museum has had a set of these in red for many years, this is the first time we’ve seen them in blue. It’s an amazing addition to our collection.

To learn more about the Southern Campus Wedgwood series you can visit this article from the Southern Arts Journal.

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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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Flying the Demon Deacon flag as we host visitors from the WFU Alumni Council. Welcome to #oldcampus! Happy Easter from the Wake Forest Historical Museum. (Old Well photographed from the Brewer-Harris Garden) These are the brothers of Kappa Sigma fraternity. They went to school here on the Old Campus and reunite each year at the Trek. They are an amazing group and we appreciate all they do for the Wake Forest Historical Museum! #kappasigma #wfu "His most unusual talent was combining profanity in unexpected ways," author Tucker Mitchell says to our Trek to the Old Campus crowd, about the subject of his excellent biography, legendary WFC football coach Peahead Walker. #wfu #oldcampus