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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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