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The Beers and The Bees

Palace Pours: History After Hours presents ‘The Beers and the Bees’

May 10th at 5:30pm The May Palace Pours will feature a discussion on The Beers and the Bees on the Tryon Palace garden patio behind the Stable Office. While attendees imbibe a selection of honey beers, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager Hadley Cheris will lead a discussion about the history of beekeeping …

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Tryon's Explorers

Youth Program to Explore the Lives of 18th Century Children

Children ages 6-10 can explore the Governor’s Palace and what life was like for children in the 18th century during “Tryon’s Explorers: A Kid’s Life,” Thursday, May 12, at 10am. Participating children will see how the Governor’s children and their servants lived by visiting the Governor’s Palace and servant’s quarters in the Kitchen …

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William Wainwright

Tryon Palace Honors William L. Wainwright with Activity Center

Tryon Palace and the Tryon Palace Commission will honor the late North Carolina Representative William L. Wainwright with a naming ceremony for the William L. Wainwright Activity Center at the North Carolina History Center Thursday, April 21. At its 2015 meeting, the Tryon Palace Commission voted to name the North Carolina History Center …

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Chad Ross

World War I Lecture Series Presents ‘Injured Soldiers: Wounded Societies’

Free lecture held at Tryon Palace’s North Carolina History Center – July 25 North Carolina Wesleyan College assistant professor of history Chad Ross will continue Tryon Palace’s free World War I lecture series at the North Carolina History Center Saturday, July 25, from 2-3 pm. Ross’ “Injured Soldiers: Wounded Societies” lecture will explore how …

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Sleepy Hollow

FOX TV’s ‘Sleepy Hollow’ Returns to Tryon Palace for a Third Time

Film production will affect Palace grounds, surrounding city streets, Jan. 18-21 The FOX TV series “Sleepy Hollow” will be filming on location at Tryon Palace this Tuesday, Jan. 20. This visit marks the third time that “Sleepy Hollow” has used the Tryon Palace grounds as a filming location. “Ever since the first season …

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Rare Exhibits, ‘Glory’ Highlight Civil War Weekend at the Palace

Free and Ticketed Events Available Across Tryon Palace, Nov. 16-17 The birth of James City and the participation of the U.S. Colored Troops stationed in New Bern will be remembered at Tryon Palace during Civil War Weekend, held Nov. 16-17. Events will be held Saturday, Nov. 16, from 9am – 10pm, and Sunday from noon until 5pm. …

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Gaston/Hawks Collection Takes Intimate Look at Famous New Bern Figure

Historical Correspondence Donated to Tryon Palace Collection Photo Caption: This certificate was awarded to Hannah M. Gaston on July 1, 1823 for excellence and “successful exertions” in the subject of Geography. Hannah was one of two daughters born to William Gaston and his second wife, Hannah McClure. Historical documents donated to the Tryon Palace …

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