WENDELL HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Recognizing and Preserving the Historical Treasures in Wendell, NC.

Today, Wendell is a vibrant community with a strong sense of identity. Its residents are proud of their history and are committed to making Wendell an even better place to live. They are involved in their community, whether it’s through volunteering, supporting local businesses, or attending community events. Wendell is a community that values its history and its people.

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The Museum

The Wendell Museum has been a longtime goal of the Wendell Historical Society. Through fundraising, town partnerships, and a capital campaign in 2021, the Wendell Museum is now a reality.

Open Wednesday / Saturday / Sunday
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

What's Inside

  • Wendell People
  • Early Businesses
  • Agriculture
  • Veterans
  • Schools and Educators
  • Churches
  • Civic Clubs and Social Organizations
  • And more
Apr
18th

Event

How to Keep Land a Farm

Thursday April 18th, 2024

Wendell Baptist Church Small Fellowship Hall - 3651 Wendell Blvd, Wendell, NC 27591.

7:00pm

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Apr
20th

Event

J.R. Martin Photography Exhibit

Saturday April 20th - 21, 2024

Wendell Museum - 122 W. Second St., Wendell NC 27591

1:00pm - 5:00pm

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Apr
26th

Event

Coffee at the Museum

Friday April 26th, 2024

Wendell Museum - 122 W. Second St., Wendell NC 27591

7:30am - 9:30am

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HISTORIC WENDELL POST OFFICE

Restored, relocated, preserved and maintained by the Wendell Historical Society. Located at the corner of Oakwood and Fourth Streets.

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WENDELL HISTORIC TRAIL

The Historic Trail Map highlights 19 historic structures (both residential and commercial) which date back as far as 1850. These structures are privately owned and are not open to the public for interior showings unless otherwise posted.

Wendell Historic Trail