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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for May 21st, 2018

New Bern and Beyond's Podcast
Episode 94 Find out the latest information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina. During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Lisa Bisbee-Lentz (Greater Good Gallery), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Susan Moffat-Thomas, and I talked […]
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Nearly 50 Participate in Park Day

Park Day
Historical Society Thanks Volunteers On a perfect day, volunteers from throughout Eastern North Carolina pitched in to help at New Bern Battlefield Park. Working in partnership with the Civil War Trust, the Battlefield Park hosted Park Day, an event that combined work, learning and fun.  Nearly 50 volunteers of all ages picked up their rakes […]
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Lunch and Learn: New Bern Then & Now

New Bern Then and Now
Images of “Used to Be” from the New Bern Historical Society Collection Lunch & Learn on May 9 at 11:30am You’ve heard it, “used to be”. Captain Rattys used to be Duffy’s Drug Store, Morgan’s used to be True Tread Tires, First Citizens Bank sits where used to be the Hotel Queen Anne.  The New […]
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Encore: Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Deeds

Ordinary Women
Historical Society’s Previously Sold Out Women’s History Month Event Will Repeat An encore presentation of Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Deeds will be presented at the Craven County Library on Johnson Street at 3pm on Sunday, April 22. This event was so overwhelmingly popular that the New Bern Historical Society is bringing it back by popular demand! […]
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Lewis N Clark to Join Livingston Taylor

Lewis N Clark
Local Duo to Open Historical Society’s Concert On Thursday, April 12th, the New Bern Historical Society’s concert will bring two great opportunities: to see legendary singer-songwriter, Livingston Taylor, and to enjoy New Bern’s own Lewis N Clark.  Composed of local Von Lewis and his bride Abbey Clark, this dynamic duo will open the concert with […]
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Ed Bearss Presentation for Sunday Cancelled

Ed Bearss
Due to Weather Related Closure of Tryon Palace NC History Center The New Bern Historical Society regrets to announce that the presentation by Historian Ed Bearss, Had I Been A Civil War Soldier, scheduled for this Sunday, January 7 at 2pm has been cancelled due to the weather-related closure of the Tryon Palace NC History Center. We […]
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Had I Been a Civil War Soldier

Ed Bearss
Renowned Historian Reflects on His Own Injuries in WWII And Changes in Treatment For those soldiers wounded in battle in the Civil War, often the outcome was grim.  For those wounded in World War II, the outcome was far different. Civil War historian Ed Bearss will return to New Bern, at Cullman Performance Hall at […]
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Awards Presented to Gingerbread Contest Winners

Gingerbread House Awards
The New Bern Historical Society presented the awards to its first Gingerbread House Contest winners at the recent Beary Merry Christmas Tree Lighting in downtown New Bern. First place and runner up awards were presented in three divisions:  Youth, Adult, and Professional.  The winners and prizes were Youth:  Runner-up $50 and pottery award to Cole […]
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