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Past Photo from Memorial Day at New Bern National Cemetery

Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony

On Monday, May 25th, 2020 the Craven County Veterans’ Council in coordination with the Craven County Commissioners will conduct a Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony at the front of the Craven County Court House. Regrettably, it cannot be open to the public. We are conducting the ceremony at the County Court House due to the …

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The Meaning of Patriotism and Honoring our Nation’s Fallen on Memorial Day

Some people think Memorial Day is a day to thank active duty, veterans, and retirees for their service. It’s not. To many, it’s a solemn day of remembrance of their fallen brothers and sisters who deserve to be recognized as they paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. This Memorial Day let’s remember our loved …

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Memorial Day at Tryon Palace

Tryon Palace to Honor Military, Veterans, Families this Memorial Day

NEW BERN, N.C. – On May 26, Tryon Palace will offer free admission to all active duty and military veterans, and their dependents and minor children in honor of Memorial Day. Because Tryon Palace is closed Mondays, the museum will mark the occasion Sunday. Hours of operation are 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free One …

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Memorial Day Ceremony 2019

New Bern, NC – The Craven County Veteran’s Council and the New Bern National Cemetery celebrates Memorial Day, May 27th to honor veterans that served our country in times of war and peace. The ceremony will commence at 11 a.m. at the New Bern National Cemetery, 1711 National Avenue. The Memorial Day program will consist …

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Memorial Day Weekend 2018

Point of interest: As a nation we celebrate two holidays honoring veterans. Memorial Day (we horror the fallen) and Veteran’s Day (we honor living veterans) Remembrances Day – May 26th (Saturday morning) 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Sponsor: Girl Scouts Enchanting Waters Service Unit, New Bern supported by local Boy Scouts Troops. Location: New Bern …

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Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day, May 29th, is special for all Americans.  It is the day we pay tribute to fallen veterans that served their country in war and peace to preserve our freedoms and liberty. In preparation for Memorial Day the Craven County Veteran’s Council wish to recognize and thank the members of the Boy Scouts and …

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