Wake Forest Historical Museum

The museum is now open with new health and safety procedures like free timed tickets and required cloth face masks.

The Country Life

Traveling back in time just got much easier. An antique buggy, located on Town of Wake Forest property and recently donated to the museum, gives visitors a chance to see … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

A 1920’s Love Story

Clyde Dawkins played football at Wake Forest College in the 1920s. And he had a first love… a girl named Gladys. Of course, that was more than 80-years ago. And … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Two New Artifacts

Two newly acquired artifacts that bridge the gap from the most mundane to the almost divine show how virtually any item can spark the imaginationi of an enthusiastic museum-goer. First … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Things with Wheels

This mail cart was used to shuttle US Mail from the Train Depot to the Royall Cotton Mill on the northern edge of town. Mail was then sorted and distributed … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Demon Deacon Artifacts

Take a look at the top hat and umbrella once worn by Ed Stanfield (WFC ’49), the second Demon Deacon mascot ever to take field and court at Wake Forest … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Archival Collection

The Museum collects archival materials relating to the history of the College and the town. Today it owns over 15,000 pages of documents ranging from the lecture notes of Dr. … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · 1 Comment