Wake Forest Historical Museum

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When all the world, at least in the South, was young.

This Civil War story from Fannie Powers Dodd, great-granddaughter of Dr. Samuel Wait and Sarah “Sally” Merriam Wait, was recently rediscovered during an overhaul of the museum’s vertical files. The … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · 6 Comments

Mission

To preserve and share the unique history and culture of Wake Forest – College, Town, and University.