Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

FALL 2017

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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32 Autumn 2017 | Wake Forest 27587 Magazine To this day, Greason Jr., an attorney who lives in Winston-Salem, knows something of the home's folklore. For one thing, he said, the place where his father was raised with seven siblings became something of a place of worship. "My family were Episcopalians," Greason Jr. said. "My grandfather arranged to import an Episcopal priest from Louisburg. … ey would have a little communion service and dinner. So that was the Episcopal service in Wake Forest for a number of years." Today, the historic home – with its stun- ning center hall, 12-foot ceilings, and 11 rooms – is the home of Jim and Barbara Crockett, has been since their betrothal three decades ago. "We bought this on our honeymoon," Barbara Crockett said of first spotting the house. "We were on our way to the beach, and we fell in love, and because he was so in love with me, he bought it." ere was, of course, some spousal advice Continued on Page 36 ❱❱ WAKE FOREST HISTORICAL MUSEUM WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES Murray Crosley Greason, above, in the 1926 edition of The Howler, the yearbook of old Wake Forest College. "Flash" and "fleet feet" were the nicknames bestowed on him by classmates. At left, Greason in later years with several of his affectionate hunting dogs Current owner Barbara Crockett, right. "We bought this on our honeymoon," she said of the couple's discovery of the classic three decades ago..

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