Wake Forest Historical Museum

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

How Wake Forest was “beautified” in 1933

It was spring of 1933 when the Wake Forest Garden Club decided to implore residents to fix the place up. The plan was a community-wide landscape project, and the goal … Continue reading

April 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

How the Garden Club Made History

In June 1956, one month after Wake Forest College moved to Winston-Salem, a group of eleven women from the Wake Forest Garden Club decided to save the Calvin Jones House … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Wake Forest Garden Club

Members of the Wake Forest Garden Club made it their mission to preserve the historic Calvin Jones House, moving it to the old college athletic field on North Main Street … 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.