Wake Forest Historical Museum

The museum is now open with new health and safety procedures like free timed tickets and required cloth face masks.

A Collections Visit from WFU

Article appearing in the August 8, 2013 edition of The Wake Forest Weekly:

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Happy 90th Birthday, Dr. Wilson!

Wake Forest College Birthplace Society Resolution of January 29, 2013 Whereas, Edwin Graves Wilson ’43, a native of Leaksville, North Carolina, fell in love with Wake Forest the first time … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · 4 Comments

Founding of Wake Forest

In early 19th century North Carolina, an area in Wake County north of Raleigh that was known for its forest of fine hardwood trees was called the Forest of Wake. … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Move to Winston-Salem

Wake Forest College moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in the spring of 1956. Along with the people, books, and furniture, a vibrant history of personalities, events, traditions, and lore made … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

The New Campus

Land on Reynolda, the estate of tobacco magnate R. J. Reynolds, was given to the College by the Reynolds family for the new campus. Designed by Jens Fredrik Larson and … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment