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The Nine Prize-Winning Photos 2020 Historic Home Photo Contest Winners in Three Categories

New Bern, NC – Winners have been selected for the 2020 Historic Home Photo Contest. Judges in the 2020 Historic Home Photo Contest today announced the winners. The New Bern Preservation Foundation, with sponsorships from Tryon Palace and ASAP Photo of Greenville, awarded First, Second, and Third Place prizes to entries in the Exterior Shot, …

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New Bern Preservation Foundation partners with King Solomon’s Lodge #1

A quiet non-profit in town, the New Bern Preservation Foundation, has been quite busy, working in a partnership with the leadership of King Solomon’s Lodge #1, the first African American Masonic Lodge in North Carolina, and one of the first South of the Mason Dixon Line. KSL #1 is operating in a structure completed in …

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New Bern King Solomon Lodge BEFORE

Preservation Project Begins on King Solomon’s Lodge

First African American Masonic Lodge in North Carolina Getting Needed Restoration Support New Bern, NC – King Solomon’s Lodge #1 and the New Bern Preservation Foundation are partnering to do a historic restoration on the lodge meeting place originally known as Drayton’s Hall. The Foundation is working with Lodge members to apply for grants and …

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New Bern Antique Show and Sale

2019 New Bern Antiques Show and Sale Authentic Adventures in Antiquing!

The New Bern Preservation Foundation will hold its 2019 Antiques Show and Sale February 15-17 at the Carolina Colours Pavilion, 3300 Waterscape Way in New Bern. An annual event for over 30 years, the show is a major fundraiser to support the Foundation’s ongoing preservation work to save New Bern’s historic architecture. The show hours …

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New Bern River Homes Tour

The 2018 New Bern River Homes Tour

Featuring Homes Never Before Open to The Public! The New Bern Preservation Foundation is pleased to present the 2018 New Bern River Homes Tour Friday and Saturday, May 18 and 19 from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM, featuring beautiful waterfront homes along both the Trent and Neuse Rivers.  These architecturally significant homes have spectacular interiors …

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New Bern Antiques Show and Sale 2018

New Bern Antiques Show and Sale 2018

February 16 – 17: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. February 18: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. This is the New Bern Preservation Foundation’s biggest single moneymaker for operations and we hope to grow the show from over 1,700 last year to 2,200 this year. It’s on what you might call Valentine’s weekend and tickets make …

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Spring Historic Homes and Gardens Tour

April 7 & 8, 2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of New Bern’s Spring Historic Homes & Gardens Tour. The annual event is presented by the New Bern Historical Society and the New Bern Preservation Foundation, with a special New Bern Spider Lily sponsorship by the Neuse River Region Association of REALTORS®. Ticket holders will be …

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New Bern Antique Show and Sale

2017 New Bern Antiques Show and Sale

Beginning its 31st year, the show is widely recognized as one of the best in the South. It runs for three full days and a ticket is good for all of them. The show is fun for browsing, learning about antiques, or serious shopping. Dealers are friendly and want to tell you about their items …

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Walter Duffy House

Spring Historic Homes & Gardens Tour Expands

Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9, 2016 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. There will be a lot to see on this year’s Spring Historic Homes and Gardens Tour. On April 8th and 9th homeowners invite you into some of the most beautiful and interesting historic homes and gardens in New Bern. Get a behind …

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Brock-Wooten House

Sears Homes in Ghent on Expanded Spring Historic Homes & Gardens Tour

This year’s Spring Historic Homes & Gardens Tour on April 8 & 9 will expand to include two historic districts.  While many of the homes will be found in the Downtown Historic District, four homes, never before seen on the Tour, are in the Ghent Historic District.  And two of those homes are Sears Kit …

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