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Story of BBQ in NC

“The Story of BBQ in NC” Temporary Exhibit to Open in North Carolina History Center

January 19, 2019 A new free exhibit, “The Story of BBQ in North Carolina” will open to the public January 19, 2019 in the North Carolina History Center. The exhibit explores the roots of BBQ in North Carolina and will remain at the History Center through March 2019. In North Carolina, we love …

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Home Buildres Associatino

Home Builders Association of Craven and Pamlico Counties Present Check to Tryon Palace Foundation

The Home Builders Association of Craven & Pamlico Counties generously presented a check to the Tryon Palace Foundation December 17, 2018 at the North Carolina History Center. The $4,045.87 check was from funds raised at the “Governor’s Challenge Cornhole Tournament” held on November 2, 2018. The “Governor’s Challenge Cornhole Tournament” is an annual …

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USS Cairo Gunboat

Raising the Cairo with Ed Bearss – Jan 13

Lost Ironclad Re-discovered It’s a treasure hunt story worthy of Indiana Jones, led by historian Ed Bearss. On Dec. 12, 1862, naval history was made when the Union ironclad USS Cairo (pronounced “KAY-row”), involved in the campaign against Vicksburg, was sunk in twelve short minutes in Mississippi’s Yazoo River. It was reportedly the …

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Attack at Pearl Harbor

Tryon Palace to Commemorate 77th Anniversary of Attack at Pearl Harbor

Tryon Palace will commemorate the 77th anniversary on the attack on Pearl Harbor with a remembrance ceremony at the North Carolina History Center Friday, Dec. 7. This free program is open to the public and begins at Cullman Performance Hall, located inside the North Carolina History Center, at 11 a.m. This event commemorates …

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Giving Tuesday New Bern 2018

Giving Tuesday 2018 – Meet our Local Non-profits

Every year, Tharesa Lee and the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce Non-profit Council’s NewBernGIV3 Committee spearheads the Giving Tuesday event as they come together to give thanks! Giving Tuesday is a Global Day of Giving that is celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving as it kicks off the charitable season of giving. …

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Giving Tuesday 2018

Giving Tuesday – NEWBERNGIV3

TAKING A MOMENT! Our lives involve so many moments that enhance, build and empower others for resiliency, hope and a future. These moments could not be done without you, your organizations, collaborative efforts throughout this community and beyond.  Let’s stop for a moment on #givingtuesday to say “THANK YOU” to our sponsors, supporters, board …

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Naturalization Ceremony

Tryon Palace to Host U.S. Naturalization Ceremony – November 9

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), in conjunction with N.C. Division of Cultural Resources, will host a naturalization ceremony recognizing 25 of North Carolina’s newest candidates for U.S. Citizenship. The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. in the Cullman Performance Hall at the North Carolina History Center in New Bern. U.S. District …

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Barbour Boat Presentation

Barbour Boat Enthusiast to Present at Tryon Palace

Joe Peacos, a Barbour enthusiast, will present a lecture discussing his experience and expertise in “Restoring a Barbour Boat,” a lecture at the North Carolina History Center, Saturday, November 10, at 2 p.m. Peacos has restored several Barbour boats to their former glory, and will share the restoration process for two of his …

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New Bern Then and Now

One More Time!

New Bern Then and Now Finale Set for September 27 All summer audiences clamored for Curator, Jim Hodges’ “New Bern Then and Now” presentation.  So, the New Bern Historical Society will host it one more time on September 27, this time with reserved seats. A 10-dollar ticket will assure you a seat at …

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