Wake Forest Historical Museum

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

The Wake Forest Garden Club

Porch Garden Club

Members of the Wake Forest Garden Club made it their mission to preserve the historic Calvin Jones House, moving it to the old college athletic field on North Main Street and designing plans to surround it with trees, flowers, and shrubs.

Thanks to their hard work and vision, the home and its gardens remain a vital part of Wake Forest history the entire community can enjoy.

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This entry was posted on July 21, 2013 by in Gardens and Grounds 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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Atlas Ray, owner of a legendary store in the Harricanes, was among those remembered at the WFHA program on country stores. Just received several reels of 16mm film. Looks like 1950s home movies of the Demon Deacs in the Billy Barnes days!!! 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!!!