5 FUN Things To Do With Family In Wake Forest

5 FUN Things To Do With Family In Wake Forest

1. Wake Forest Historical Museum

414 N Main St. Wake Forest


 The Wake Forest Historical Museum includes a diverse array of exhibits. All illustrating the lifestyle of early Wake Forest, a small town and their college. Many scenes from within the Historical Museum exhibit interesting history  of Wake Forest College, Medical School, Law School and, various Sports programs and their athletes. Never before seen artifacts and documents flood the exhibits halls. This exhibit is a must see for anyone visiting the area interested in the history and story of Wake Forest!

2. The Calvin Jones House

440 N Main St. Wake Forest

The Calvin Jones House is the oldest building in the Wake Forest Historic District. It now houses part of the Wake Forest Historical Museum exhibits. It was built in 1820 originally serving as a farmhouse. This farm house was the home of Dr. Calvin Jones. In 1832 Jones sold his home for the creation of the college and the former farm house became the center of activity at the school. In 1956 the complete move of the college from Wake Forest to Winston Salem was executed. Now the farm house stands, carefully relocated 6 blocks up on N. Main Street. 

3. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary


120 S Wingate St.

This campus graces the heart of Wake Forest. It is surrounded by beautiful large magnolias and by a lovely stone rubble wall build by Dr. Tom Jeffries. Since opening its doors in 1950, the seminary has prepared students to serve as ministers in the Christian faith. Southeastern now offers 38 different programs with degrees  ranging from Associate of Divinity to Doctor of Philosophy also including the flagship degree Master of Divinity. The Southeastern Baptist  Theological Seminary is also home to the original buildings of Wake Forest University. 

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4. The Factory


1839 South Main Street, Suite 400

The Factory is unlike any place you’ll find in the Triangle! This one-stop-shop fun place combines many different sports and recreation businesses, entertainment businesses, retail shops, and restaurants! tWith places to eat, shop and play - there's something for everyone at The Factory. 

5. E. Carroll Joyner Park


701 Harris Road

The towns flagship park celebrates all that is naturally beautiful about Wake Forest. Beautiful lush meadows, woodlands, a small pond and a magnificent pecan grove are carefully maintained and are truly as sight to see. There are restored farm buildings and a log cabin which are open to visitors giving insight to the agrarian way of life. Three miles of paved trails for waking, biking, hiking, running etc are the perfect route at anytime of the day. The park also features a 1,000 lawn seat amphitheater, home to the popular Six Sundays in Spring Concerts series.

Now that you have seen and read about the beauty within Wake Forest... Make sure you call our team so that we may open the doors to your new home here in this beautiful city. 

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