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New Bern Academy Museum

HistoriCorps Returns to New Bern for Academy Restoration, Seeks Volunteers

New Bern, NC – HistoriCorps, a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to engaging volunteers on the rehabilitation of historic structures for public benefit, in collaboration with the Tryon Palace Foundation, return to New Bern for preservation of the New Bern Academy from October 20 – November 15, 2019. HistoriCorps is seeking volunteers to help restore this …

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Stanly-Spaight Duel

Stanly-Spaight Duel Interpretation Showcases Infamous New Bern History at New Bern Academy

New Bern, NC – Join Tryon Palace at the annual reenactment of the Stanly-Spaight Duel, an interpretation of an infamous moment in New Bern’s early history at 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 31, at the New Bern Academy. On September 5th, 1802, a prominent New Bern lawyer met his political rival, a former …

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Tryon Palace

Tryon Palace Awarded Wells Fargo Grant for Cultural Arts Programming

The Tryon Palace Foundation is honored to thank Wells Fargo for their generous support of the Tryon Palace 2019/2020 Cultural Arts Series. The $5,000 grant, awarded in May 2019, will enable Tryon Palace to offer low-cost and free performances throughout the 2019 and 2020 programming calendar, with an emphasis on cultural diversity. “I am so …

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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. …

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HistoriCorps - New Bern Academy

Tryon Palace Contracts with HistoriCorps to Begin Brick Work at New Bern Academy

Tryon Palace is pleased to announce they have contracted with HistoriCorps, who have begun work at the New Bern Academy. Beginning Monday, April 8, volunteers with HistoriCorps have begun repointing historic brickwork with traditional lime mortar to restore and protect the New Bern Academy. The repair of this important historic building is being …

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