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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Wake Forest in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon Burton, July 18, 2014
1. Wake Forest University Marker
Inscription.  Baptist; coeducational. Opened as Wake Forest College, 1834. Moved to Winston-Salem, 1956. university since 1967.
Erected 1967 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number H-68.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
Location. 35° 58.778′ N, 78° 30.605′ W. Marker is in Wake Forest, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street (Alternate U.S. 1) and East Roosevelt Avenue (Business North Carolina Highway 98), on the right when traveling south on Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wake Forest NC 27587, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. C.C. Crittenden (approx. Ό mile away); Moses A. Hopkins (approx. 8.8 miles away); River Crossing (approx. 12.4 miles away); Milburnie Dam (approx. 12.6 miles
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away); Green Hill Place (approx. 13.8 miles away); J. Melville Broughton (approx. 14½ miles away); Old Breastworks (approx. 14½ miles away); Birthplace of Andrew Johnson (approx. 14.6 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 23, 2014, by Brandon Burton of Raleigh, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 23, 2014, by Brandon Burton of Raleigh, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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