Wake Forest Historical Museum

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

Speaker Gene Boyce: Wake Forest to Watergate

Annual Meeting Scheduled for Sunday, October 18th The Wake Forest College Birthplace Society will hold its annual meeting from 2:00-5:00 pmĀ on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at the Wake Forest Historical … Continue reading

October 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Visit From Bill Friday

The fact that Dr. William Friday began his college career at Wake Forest College is a point of pride on both sides, and this year’s annual meeting was a happy … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Friday’s Memories

Perhaps the most interesting aspect of Dr. Bill Friday’s speech at our 2012 Annual Meeting was how clearly he recreated images for his audience… almost as if paging through a … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Happy 90th Birthday, Dr. Wilson!

Wake Forest College Birthplace Society Resolution of January 29, 2013 Whereas, Edwin Graves Wilson ’43, a native of Leaksville, North Carolina, fell in love with Wake Forest the first time … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · 4 Comments

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