Revolutionary War Day

Revolutionary War DayMeet the First North Carolina Regiment of the Continental Line during Revolutionary War Day at Tryon Palace on Saturday, Aug. 19. Throughout the day you’ll enjoy many hands-on opportunities to experience the culture and life of wartime New Bern.

Activities are ticketed and may be enjoyed by visitors of all ages:

– Explore the life of the Revolutionary War soldier at an encampment

– Play soldiers’ games and learn about civilian medicine

– Hear fascinating stories about the roles native New Bernians played during the American Revolution.

– Black powder firings at 10:30am and 2:30pm

For more information, call 252-639-3500 or visit

Submitted by Craig Ramey, Director of Public Affairs, Tryon Palace