Tour New Bern’s African American History with Tryon Palace

St. Peters AME Zion Church

St. Peter’s AME Zion Church

The monthly Tryon Palace African American Heritage Tour will lead visitors on a walk to more than 20 historic locations around downtown New Bern. The monthly tour begins at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 19.

The Tryon Palace African American Heritage Tour will be offered on the third Sunday of each month through November.

Tours begin at the Waystation, located on the corner of George and Pollock streets, at 2 p.m. Tickets are included with the purchase of a One Day Pass, or may be purchased separately at a cost of $6 for adults and $3 for youth. Tickets sold on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited.

Admission is free for Tryon Palace Foundation members.

For more information call 252-639-3500 or visit

Upcoming events at Tryon Palace include:

June 20: Fife and Drum Corps Summer Camp
June 21: Jonkonnu Workshop
June 28: Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop
June 28: Jonkonnu Workshop

Submitted by: Craig Ramey, Marketing and Communications, Manager, Tryon Palace


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