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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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