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Dudley Marchi

Historical Society Adds Presentation of French Lost Colony – April 7

New Bern, NC – The New Bern Historical Society’s April 8 Lunch & Learn sold out super early, but speaker, Dr. Dudley Marchi, has graciously agreed to do a second presentation. He’ll discuss “The French Lost Colony in Eastern North Carolina” on Tuesday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Prepaid …

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Leesa Jones

The Underground Railroad in New Bern

New Bern Historical Society Brings Leesa Jones to Lunch & Learn New Bern, NC – With its many rivers, creeks, and seaports, the Maritime Underground Railroad was active in eastern North Carolina. This version of the Underground Railroad was so effective that runaway slaves often ran to the coast instead of heading north to reach …

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WWI Encore Presentation

Encore of World War I Presentation

May’s Sellout Program Will Be Presented Again by Mark Sandvigen  – July 10 NEW BERN, NC – It has been 100 years since World War I, the “War to End All Wars”.  Mark Sandvigen will join the New Bern Historical Society once again at the Chelsea Restaurant July 10 at 11:30am for Lunch & Learn …

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Mark Sandvigen

Encore of World War I Presentation

May’s Sellout Program Will Be Presented Again by Mark Sandvigen July 10 NEW BERN, NC, It has been 100 years since World War I, the “War to End All Wars”.  Mark Sandvigen will join the New Bern Historical Society once again at the Chelsea Restaurant July 10 at 11:30am for Lunch & Learn with a …

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Barbour Boats with Lindy Cummings

From Pleasure Craft to War Craft: 65 Years of Barbour Boats

Lindy Cummings at Historical Society Lunch & Learn New Bern, NC – Join the New Bern Historical Society and Tryon Palace’s Research Historian Lindy Cummings for Lunch & Learn on Wednesday, June 12 at 11:30am at the Chelsea Restaurant as she shares the remarkable story of New Bern’s Barbour Boats.  From a modest background in …

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Dr. Robert Ainsley

North Carolina First to Stand up to King George III

Lunch & Learn Examines New Bern’s Role We have long celebrated all the firsts that have occurred in New Bern. At the March 13 Lunch & Learn, the New Bern Historical Society will hear about how New Bern hosted the 1st and 2nd Provincial Congresses responding to King George III and his years of taxation …

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The Green Book Lunch & Learn

The Green Book Comes to Lunch & Learn

Historical Society Presents Angela Thorpe, Acting Director of NC African American Heritage Commission You might think of The Green Book as a recent Golden Globe winning movie that features local actor Von Lewis as Bobby Rydell.  But the movie takes its title from a directory that many African Americans used in Jim Crow era America.  …

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New Bern Then and Now

New Bern Then & Now, Again!

Encore of Images of “Used to Be” from the New Bern Historical Society Collection You’ve heard it, “used to be”. Captain Ratty’s used to be Duffy’s Drug Store, Morgan’s used to be True Tread Tires, First Citizens Bank sits where used to be the Hotel Queen Anne. The New Bern Historical Society’s Curator Jim Hodges …

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Unity Mural

Events and Things to Do Around New Bern this Week through April 29th

16th – May 5th: Neuse River Senior Games and Silver Arts at various locations throughout Craven County. Call 252-636-6606. 24th: 8th Annual Community Fabric Awards, 12:00 p.m. at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Presented by Craven Community College and Craven Community College Foundation. Call 252-638-7351. 25th: Girls Night Out and Networking Social, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at …

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New Bern Then and Now

Lunch and Learn: New Bern Then & Now

Images of “Used to Be” from the New Bern Historical Society Collection Lunch & Learn on May 9 at 11:30am You’ve heard it, “used to be”. Captain Rattys used to be Duffy’s Drug Store, Morgan’s used to be True Tread Tires, First Citizens Bank sits where used to be the Hotel Queen Anne.  The New …

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