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
Jul
26th

Event

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church – Wendell Museum Church Series

Friday July 26th, 2024

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

10:00am

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Jul
26th

Event

Coffee at the Museum

Friday July 26th, 2024

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

7:30am - 9:30am

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Aug
15th

Event

Whitey Family History

Thursday August 15th, 2024

Wendell Baptist Church,3651 Wendell Blvd, Wendell, NC 27591- Lower Fellowship Hall

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Sep
13th

Event

Reverse Raffle Silent Auction

Friday September 13th, 2024

320 Vintage Point Lane, Wendell, NC 27591

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Sep
19th

Event

9th Annual Reverse Raffle

Thursday September 19th, 2024

Wendell Community Center

6:30pm - 9:00pm

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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