Wake Forest Historical Museum

All visitors must wear a mask while inside the museum and Calvin Jones House. We appreciate your cooperation!

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