Wake Forest Historical Museum

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

Old Campus Trek on April 23, 2016

Campus Arch

This year’s Old Campus Trek, scheduled for Saturday April 23rd, once again brings together students and alumni from the old and new campuses of Wake Forest University. Activities begin at 9:30 am with a coffee and social period. The morning program features Old Campus alums sharing memories. Guests also will receive guided tours of campus.

Following the picnic lunch (provided on the grounds), Provost Emeritus Dr. Edwin G. Wilson and Professor Jenny Puckett will lead the afternoon program. Titled “Then and Then,”  it begins at 1:30 pm and also will focus on stories from the Old Campus.

Advance registration is required. Please contact the Alumni Office at 336-758-4278. For additional information, call the museum at 919-556-2911 or email Executive Director Ed Morris at morrisce@wfu.edu.

For accommodations:

Candlewood Suites at 12050 Retail Drive (919-554-6901) has a discount rate for this event with no reservation cutoff. Please request the WAKE FOREST CHAMBER RATE.

Hampton Inn at 12318 Wake Union Church Road (919-554-0222) is offering a group rate with a cutoff date of April 8th. The group name is WAKE FOREST BIRTHPLACE.

Sleep Inn at 12401 Wake Union Church Road (919-556-4007) is also holding rooms at a group rate with an April 8th cutoff. The group name is WAKE FOREST BIRTHPLACE.

We look forward to seeing you on April 23rd!


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

Closed: Saturday and Monday

Call us at 919.556.2911

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A lovely bouquet left by the Wake Forest Garden Club. WFHS tassel. We’re going through the collection and it’s fun! Downtown Zebulon, NC at night. Simply stunning. Want to know what today’s weather was like exactly 90-years ago? This 1928 Farm Journal was kept at Oakforest in Forestville and that day was “Fair and cold. Henry, Richard and I went to Raleigh today. Philo and Junior sawed and hauled firewood and then hauled logs to the same mill.” Many thanks to Barbara Massenburg for giving us a look at this very cool artifact!