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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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Heroes & Hooligans…They Walk Among Us!

Ghostwalk 2017
New Bern Historical Society’s Ghostwalk October 26-28 It is that time of year again, and the New Bern Historical Society is preparing its 27th annual Ghostwalk, Heroes & Hooligans… They Walk Among Us!. Each Ghostwalk brings a whole new batch of characters from New Bern’s colorful and varied past to tell you their stories right […]
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Heroes & Hooligans…They Walk Among Us!

Ghostwalk 2017
New Bern Historical Society’s Ghostwalk: October 26 – 28 It is that time of year again, and the New Bern Historical Society is preparing its 27th annual Ghostwalk, Heroes & Hooligans… They Walk Among Us!. Each Ghostwalk brings a whole new batch of characters from New Bern’s colorful and varied past to tell you their […]
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Historical Society Seeks a Few Good Ghosts

Ghostwalk Auditions 2017
Ghostwalk Auditions – August 3rd The New Bern Historical Society is looking for a few good ghosts.  Whether you are a spirited novice or have lots of ghostly experience, the Historical Society wants you, to portray the historic characters in this year’s Ghostwalk, Heroes & Hooligans, They Walk Among Us!  Ghostwalk brings to life noted […]
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