Tryon Palace’s February Lunch and Learn to Highlight Craven County’s Enslaved Population

Tryon Palace Lunch and LearnMonthly series to be held February 16 at North Carolina History Center

Research regarding Craven County’s enslaved population will be the topic of Tryon Palace’s next installment during its monthly Lunch and Learn series. “To Know Them By Name” will be held Friday, February 16 at noon in the North Carolina History Center.

In honor of Black History Month, “To Know Them By Name” will feature a research project currently ongoing at Tryon Palace to better understand Craven County’s enslaved population. The research includes individual names, stories and experiences to better interpret this moment in history.

“To Know Them By Name” is a part of Tryon Palace’s monthly lunch series.

Tickets for each event are $6 per person and free for Tryon Palace Foundation members. Visitors must bring their own lunch for these events. Each Lunch and Learn will begin at noon and guests will meet in Mattocks Hall inside the North Carolina History Center.

For more information call 252-639-3500 or visit

Upcoming events at Tryon Palace include:

February 17: Garden Lecture Series

February 17: Outlander at Tryon Palace

February 20: Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop

February 27: Behind the Scenes: Gardens

Submitted by: Chelsea Payne, Marketing Specialist, Tryon Palace