Wake Forest Historical Museum

The British Connection

News stories about William and Kate bring to mind all things British… including the excellent but nearly forgotten story of young World War II refugees safely shipped here from their … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mill Village Artifacts

The artifacts recently brought to a ladies’ luncheon at the new museum gave a fascinating glimpse into the history kept in our very own homes. Members of the Golden Circle … Continue reading

July 19, 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