The Wake Forest Historical Museum is hiring a Wake Forest University student intern to assist museum staff with research related to the Slavery, Race, and Memory Project during the spring 2021 semester. Under the mentorship of museum professionals, the intern will conduct research to identify and learn more about African Americans connected to Wake Forest University’s original campus between 1820 and 1930.
Lovefeast at Wake Forest Historical Museum (This event is full. Registration is closed.) Streamed live from Wait Chapel on Sunday, December 6, 8 p.m. EST Friends will gather at the Wake … Continue reading
The two-story Greek-Revival house is the town’s oldest dwelling and features a hall-parlor plan with much of its original woodwork, a two-story porch, and exterior chimneys with freestanding stacks. The … Continue reading
(CIRCA Magazine – Our Heritage column by regional historian Amy Pierce) In its mission to chronicle all aspects of both Wake Forest and Wake Forest College history, the Wake Forest … Continue reading
The colors “Old Gold and Black” have long been associated with Wake Forest, and early nicknames were the “Baptists” and at one point the “tigers.” But the name “Demon Deacon” … Continue reading
During the College’s first five years, students spent much of the day studying and doing manual labor. Only on Saturday afternoons were they allowed to participate in some form of … Continue reading
Along the northwestern rim of Wake County runs a lean piece of land known as “The Harricane.” It got its name from a renegade storm that ripped through the area … Continue reading
In 1899 Wake Forest College graduates Robert E. Royall, Thomas E. Holding, and William C. Powell built a cotton mill on a twenty-five acre tract north of the Wake Forest … Continue reading