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E. Carroll Joyner Park
This Town of Wake Forest park offers several historical attractions including:
Restored Farm Buildings
The original farm structures included a mule barn, tobacco barn, and chicken coop. These have all been refurbished and a restored log cabin added so visitors can experience history firsthand.
The majestic pecan grove, originally planted during the Great Depression, is managed to encourage an annual crop. New trees have been planted to fully restore and maintain the grove.
The amphitheater is an excellent venue for the popular Six Sundays in Spring concert series which gets underway each April. The venue is also available for half-day and full-day rent.
Named in honor of Willie (Will) Lee and Mamie Tee Walker, who owned the farm for 36 years before selling it to Mr. Joyner in 1982, the Walker Garden boasts a formally arranged perennial garden enclosed by a picturesque stone wall. The space is a perfect setting for reading, painting, or quiet reflection.
This area offers an intimate setting that can accommodate approximately 150 people. It is ideal for poetry readings, music workshops, small symphony groups, and storytelling. The space is also available for half-day and full-day rent. Map of E. Carrol Joyner Park