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Battlefield Adventure Day 2019

Adventure Day at New Bern Battlefield Park is Saturday, March 23, 2019

The popular Harry Goodman Battlefield Adventure Day for families is Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the New Bern Battlefield Park.  A day full of learning activities, period games and living history, it is held annually at the Park, which has been extensively upgraded by the New Bern Historical Society. This year the event is …

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Edward Barnes Ellis Jr

Spies, Secrets, and Shenanigans in Civil War Craven County

Second Ellis Presentation Added The New Bern Historical Society is pleased to offer a second presentation of Tales of Espionage in Civil War Craven County featuring historian and author Eddie Ellis, on August 16th at 6:30 in the Cullman Performance Hall at the North Carolina History Center. Tickets are $10 and are available …

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Ed Bearss Presents Had I Been a Civil War Soldier July 22

Renowned Historian Reflects on His WWII Experience For those soldiers wounded in battle in the Civil War, often the outcome was grim. For those wounded in World War II, the outcome was far different. Renowned historian Ed Bearss was with the 3rd Marine Raider Battalion in the invasion of Guadalcanal and the Russell …

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Simon Spalding - Civil War

Spalding to Examine Food in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War

Author lecture, concert and book signing to be held Sept. 22 in Cullman Performance Hall Tryon Palace will hold a lecture, concert and book signing by Simon Spalding regarding his book “Food at Sea” with an emphasis on food in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War. Author and performer Spalding will present …

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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 1 New Bern’s Battlefield Park will join in …

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Week Ahead New Bern NC

Weekend Events and Things to do in and around New Bern

14th – 15th: Singer-Songwriter Susan Werner in Concert, 7:30pm at the Old Theatre in Oriental. Presented by the Pamlico Musical Society. Call 252-617-2125. 15th: Lunch and Learn: The Regulators, 12:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500. 15th: Natasha Borzilova in Concert, doors open at 6:30pm, show starts at 7:30pm at the Trent River Coffee …

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Rare Exhibits, ‘Glory’ Highlight Civil War Weekend at the Palace

Free and Ticketed Events Available Across Tryon Palace, Nov. 16-17 The birth of James City and the participation of the U.S. Colored Troops stationed in New Bern will be remembered at Tryon Palace during Civil War Weekend, held Nov. 16-17. Events will be held Saturday, Nov. 16, from 9am – 10pm, and Sunday from noon until 5pm. …

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Seven New Benches for New Bern’s Civil War Battlefield Park

A group of 15 young men, all students at the Epiphany School of Global Studies and led by teacher Jon Fitzgerald, came to the New Bern Battlefield Park recently as part of their annual “Odyssey Days” program focusing on community service. The students were given a tour of the battlefield, a demonstration of …

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