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New Bern’s History

Learn about 300+ years of history in New Bern, North Carolina!

Kimberly Cusack. Mary Parrish

Historical Society Now Accepting Marks Scholar Applications

Deadline March 26, 2021 The New Bern Historical Society is currently accepting applications for its Harriet Marks Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a senior graduating from New Bern High School for the purpose of obtaining higher education at an accredited college, university, or institution of higher learning. Renewable for three succeeding years …

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Tryon Palace

Free Community Internet Access available at Tryon Palace’s Eden Street Parking Lot

Tryon Palace and the North Carolina History Center has been chosen as one of the many sites across the state to provide free internet access to the community.  A new high-speed WiFi device was recently installed at Tryon Palace’s Eden Street Parking Lot as part of the state’s NC Student Connect Park and Learn …

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Giving Tuesday - Tryon Palace

Tryon Palace Participates in Local and Global Giving Tuesday Efforts

Giving Tuesday looks a little different this year, and Tryon Palace is on board for this unique approach to this special day when we are called to make a gift to causes near and dear to their hearts. Tryon Palace is participating in the global Giving Tuesday initiative and local Giving Tuesday events. All Giving …

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Tryon Palace Museum Store

Tryon Palace’s Museum Store Celebrates Museum Store Sunday

On Sunday, November 29, 2020, more than 1,400 museum stores representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia, 22 countries, and five continents will offer inspired shopping at museums and cultural institutions during Museum Store Sunday. The Museum Store at Tryon Palace is thrilled to participate in this signature annual initiative, now in …

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Rita DeSanno

Intro to Gingerbread House Construction at Craven Community College

Class Set for Nov. 14, in Partnership with New Bern Historical Society Looking for good old-fashioned holiday cheer? Remembering a gingerbread house from your childhood? Need a family-oriented project? Consider the Introduction to Gingerbread House Building Class offered at Craven Community College in partnership with New Bern Historical Society. The class will meet …

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