Just a Little History: Dr. Tom Jeffries, Scholar, Thinker, Preacher and Floriculturist

Wake Forest Gazette

(This was the speech Ed Morris, the director of the Wake Forest Historical Museum, gave several years ago at Wake County’s Northeast Regional Library.)

Tom Jeffries or Dr. Tom was born on a plantation in Bluestone Township, Virginia about 1850. His entire childhood was spent as an enslaved perso… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story