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Gertrude S. Carraway Award

New Bern Battlefield Park Earns Preservation North Carolina’s Gertrude S. Carraway Award

NEW BERN, NC, The New Bern Historical Society was pleased to learn that their New Bern Battlefield Park has been singled out by Preservation North Carolina to receive a Gertrude S. Carraway Award.   The Gertrude S. Carraway Awards of Merit are named in honor of the late Dr. Gertrude S. Carraway, a noted New Bern …

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Park Day

Nearly 50 Participate in Park Day

Historical Society Thanks Volunteers On a perfect day, volunteers from throughout Eastern North Carolina pitched in to help at New Bern Battlefield Park. Working in partnership with the Civil War Trust, the Battlefield Park hosted Park Day, an event that combined work, learning and fun.  Nearly 50 volunteers of all ages picked up their rakes …

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New Bern Battlefield Park Joins Civil War Trust in Park Day

Volunteers Invited to Pitch In Since 1996, the Civil War Trust has sponsored Park Day, an annual hands-on preservation event to help Civil War, Revolutionary War, and War of 1812 battlefields and historic sites take on maintenance projects large and small. This year on April 7 New Bern’s Battlefield Park will join in this national …

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Entrance to New Bern Battlefield Park

New History Walk Celebration October 31st at New Bern Battlefield Park

Join State and Local Dignitaries and Officials Join friends, neighbors, state and local officials, re-enactors, musicians and more as the New Bern Historical Society celebrates the opening of its new History Walk and Plaza at New Bern Battlefield Park. The plaza features a 20 foot wide bas relief concrete map of the battlefield that will …

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Signs of Change at New Bern Battlefield Park

Gateway Plaza with Interpretive Signage It may not look like much now, but big changes underway at the New Bern Battlefield Park. The cement pad in the foreground will be a full color map of the battlefield that will help visitors understand what happened there during the Battle of New Bern in 1862.  The map will …

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Civil War Adventure Day

Saturday, March 15, 2014 New Bern Battlefield Park Highway 70 East The popular Civil War Adventure Day for children is Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the New Bern Battlefield Park. It is held annually in March to commemorate the Battle of New Bern which occurred March 14, 1862. The event is for children 6 -12 years …

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