Wake Forest Historical Museum

Due to increased COVID-19 infections in Wake County, the museum is closed to visitors. Please check back for updates.

Virtual Tours

Experience the history of the original campus and Calvin Jones House through our virtual tours.

May 14, 2020

After the Move

The Wake Forest Historical Association is hosting a free public forum “After the Move” on Sunday, November 3rd from 3-5pm at the museum. Fall semester 1956 was the first time … Continue reading

October 11, 2019 · 3 Comments

Doug Buttram’s Legacy

(By Beverly Whisnant, retired SEBTS library) I was an interested observer in 1991 when Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Vice President Paul Fletcher asked my young friend Doug Buttram to accept … Continue reading

March 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Two New Artifacts

Two newly acquired artifacts that bridge the gap from the most mundane to the almost divine show how virtually any item can spark the imaginationi of an enthusiastic museum-goer. First … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mission

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