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Event Series Event Series: Historical Walking Tours

Historical “Walking” Tour: SEBTS Campus

July 28 @ 1:00 pm 2:30 pm

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Join us as we explore a new part of historic Wake Forest every month, including the Wake Forest Historic District, Glen Royall Mill Village, Downtown, the Northeast Community, and the SEBTS campus.

Tours will take place on the fourth Friday of each month unless it corresponds with a holiday weekend.

Explore the Campus of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and College

Note: Our July and August tours take place inside the Wake Forest Historical Museum auditorium.

Museum staff will provide an in-depth presentation on the evolution of the SEBTS campus. The campus is the site of a former plantation and the founding place of Wake Forest University. Only two nineteenth-century buildings remain, and Southeastern continues to occupy most of the buildings constructed by Wake Forest College in the twentieth century, although all buildings have undergone considerable renovation inside.

Aerial Photo of Wake Forest College Campus, 1920

Tour Information


Walking tours are free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required.

Meeting Location & Parking

Summer tours take place insider the museum. Meet in the auditorium at 1 PM.

Tour Duration

Tour times vary, but most run about 90 minutes.


Tours will take place in light rain. In the event of heavy rain or extreme heat, tours will be canceled and may be rescheduled. Registrants will be notified via email. July and August tours will take place inside the Wake Forest Historical Museum to protect participants from heat exhaustion.


Please be aware of your surroundings while on our walking tours. Most tours involve walking on multiple terrains and you may encounter stairs, sidewalks, cobblestone, pavers, uneven grades, paths, grades, curbs, and grass. Wear suitable footwear and comfortable clothing. Have fun and stay safe.