Just a Little History: Wake Forest’s First Pandemic

Wake Forest Gazette

In the summer of 1918 Wake Forest was a quiet college town with somewhere between 1,443 residents (1910 Census) and 1,536 (1930 Census). For some reason, every Census list I have says the 1920 number was “Not Recorded.”

Dr. William L. Poteat was the college president, known for his love of singi… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story