Welcome to the Knightdale Historical Society
Welcome to everyone, this is the beginning of our internet presence. Please stop by often to read the many informative articles we have posted and will continue to add too.
The Gallery contains a few of the photos in our collection, with lots more to come. The photos are contained in Albums which then contain additional photos in the selected subject area. Click on an Album to open, or click on a picture to enlarge it.
Do you want to help us preserve your History
If you have old newspapers, personal papers, published material or images (pictures) that are relevant to the Town and/or it’s vicinity and you would like to contribute, then we would like to hear from you.
The objective of our collection is to maintain and enhance the present collection, with emphasis placed on collecting those items, which represent all socioeconomic levels of the Town.
Please contact our Archivist at email@example.com for more information on the process, and the protection and return of your valuable documents.
Facts about where we are
In 1771 the legislature of the colony of North Carolina created Wake County. The new county was created from those existing, namely: Johnston, Orange and Cumberland. The new county was given the maiden name of Govenor Tryon’s wife (Wake).
Today there are 100 counties in North Carolina.
One of the hundred is Wake county.
There are 20 Townships in Wake county.
One of the twenty is St Matthews.
There are 11 Towns and Raleigh in St Matthews.
One of the eleven is Knightdale.
Knightdale is 8 miles East of Raleigh on Hwy 64
That's where we are.