Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Spring 2019

The quarterly 27587 MAGAZINE is a must-read, in-you-hands publication that strives to give a deeper identity to rapidly growing Wake Forest, N.C. It highlights in-depth stories, targeting higher-income households.

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58 Spring 2019 | Wake Forest 27587 Magazine PHOTOGRAPHS BY BOB KARP The Hardware Café along Warrenton's main drag embraces its history as a one-time hardware store. Here, the motto is "Hungry? We can fix that!" (a classic BLT), "Rod & Reel" (tuna salad), and "Hammer" (corned beef ). Behind the counter, the television plays black-and-white episodes of "e Andy Griffith Show," with Sheriff Andy Taylor and Deputy Barney Fife adding to the ambiance. A large glass jar is filled with Bit-O-Hon- ey candies, just 15 cents each. You can grab a 12-ounce bag of Lake Gaston Coffee, taking its name from the recreational lake destina- tion nearby, and a pack of four historical postcards for $1, among them one of the lo- cale where Horace Greeley and Mary Youngs Cheney said, "I do." ere, at Emmanuel Episcopal, you're likely to run into Lola Brown, whose roles include administrator, vestry member, and lay eucharist minister, "everything" as she describes it. "We're one of the few Episcopal churches that do Rite I," she said of the liturgy that reflects the language and piety of the old 1928 version of the Book of Common Prayer and retains the "thee" and "thou" of old English. And this: "We're known for our stained-glass windows." One of the more touching ones reads: "IN LOVING MEM- ORY OF THE CHILDREN OF THIS PARISH NOW IN PARADISE." e historic attributes of Warrenton — and in particular, the parish — include the final resting place of Hannah Lees, who in 1822 gave the land on which the church sits. She is interred under the baptismal font. Other stops include a picture gallery of the parish's rectors over the decades. And if Horace Greeley's stopover wasn't enough, Gen. Robert E. Lee, who com- manded West Point before becoming the

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