The Wake Forest Historical Museum is hiring a Wake Forest University student intern to assist museum staff with research related to the Slavery, Race, and Memory Project during the spring 2021 semester. Under the mentorship of museum professionals, the intern will conduct research to identify and learn more about African Americans connected to Wake Forest University’s original campus between 1820 and 1930.
We’ve put together a gift guide to showcase some of our favorite items in the museum store. Shop local this holiday season by visiting the museum for unique gifts – like hand turned wooden bowls and Wake Forest-themed t-shirts, ornaments, and books. Happy shopping!
Beginning with a prayer meeting among students on the Wake Forest College campus, the 180-year history of Wake Forest Baptist Church is captured in this new book. Our Story of Faith: The History of Wake Forest Baptist Church, 1835-2015 by Dr. Timothy Shaun Price is now available for preorder.
As of Tuesday, January 5, the Wake Forest Historical Museum is closed to the visitors. Given the increase of COVID-19 infections in Wake County, the museum has decided to remain closed at least through January 20. Please check back for future updates.
We are pleased to announce the debut of Thine Ancient Days: A WFU History, 1818-1956 by Jenny Puckett.
Annual Meeting Scheduled for Sunday, October 22nd The Wake Forest College Birthplace Society will hold this year’s annual meeting on Sunday, October 22nd from 3 pm to 5 pm. Members … Continue reading
Legendary Locals of Wake Forest is here and now on sale at the museum! If you wonder what it’s like–attempting to narrow down nearly 200-years of history into a tidy … Continue reading
On October 12, 2014, the Brewer-Harris Garden was dedicated at the annual meeting of the Wake Forest College Birthplace Society. This peaceful patio venue on the north side of the … Continue reading
The Birthplace Society will hold its annual meeting from 2:00-5:00 pm on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at the Wake Forest Historical Museum. This year’s keynote speaker is author Bethany Bradsher, … Continue reading