Wake Forest Historical Museum

Museum Book Club

Join us for the museum’s new book club. On May 10 join museum staff for a conversation about Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers’ book, They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South.

May 10, 2021

The Passing of the Baton

Sara Page Jackson Lewis of Wilmington, whose enthusiasm and happy spirit were symbolized by her flaming red hair, passed away January 19, 2021, in Wilmington, NC. Her son, Drew Lewis, reflects on his mother’s legacy in the essay below.

March 26, 2021

Unforgettable Oral Histories

Some stories reach right out, grab you, and won’t let you go. Stories like the one Geraldine Hall-Taylor told about going up the fire escape behind the theater as a … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Women’s History Exhibit

Two years in the making, our Women of Wake Forest exhibit will open on March 23, 2013… giving us a chance to learn from the stories of local women of … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · 1 Comment