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The Green Book Comes to Lunch & Learn

The Green Book Lunch & Learn
Historical Society Presents Angela Thorpe, Acting Director of NC African American Heritage Commission You might think of The Green Book as a recent Golden Globe winning movie that features local actor Von Lewis as Bobby Rydell.  But the movie takes its title from a directory that many African Americans used in Jim Crow era America.  […]
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One More Time!

New Bern Then and Now
New Bern Then and Now Finale Set for September 27 All summer audiences clamored for Curator, Jim Hodges’ “New Bern Then and Now” presentation.  So, the New Bern Historical Society will host it one more time on September 27, this time with reserved seats. A 10-dollar ticket will assure you a seat at Cullman Hall […]
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Historical Society Awards Volunteers at Annual Dinner

New Bern Historical Society Awards
The New Bern Historical Society honored many of their volunteers at their recent annual awards banquet and silent auction. Held at the New Bern Golf and Country Club, members met to share a delicious meal and recognize some of the many hard working volunteers. Executive Director Mickey Miller presented the Newcomer’s Award to Karen Whitmore […]
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Award Winning Texas Tenors in New Bern – February 18

The Texas Tenors
Ticket Sales Brisk, Preparations Underway We enjoyed our interview with Kathy Morrison with the New Bern Historical Society. It’s being aired on New Bern’s News Talk Radio WNOS 107.5 and 1450AM. Listen to Laura Johnson’s interview with Kathy here: The Texas Tenors are the #1 vocal group in the history of popular television show, America’s […]
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Duffyfield Past, Present, and Future

Duffyfield Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at The Chelsea You may know of Duffyfield, but do you really know its boundaries? Or where the name came from? Or how the story of Duffyfield and the story of New Bern merge? On Wednesday November 12, 2014 join three long-time New Bernians at the New Bern Historical Society’s Lunch […]
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American Treasure Visits New Bern

Ed Bearrs
Ed Bearss to Appear for 8th Consecutive Year An American treasure, Civil War historian Ed Bearss will again appear in New Bern on Sunday, January 12, 2014.  His eighth annual presentation will be Lincoln and His Generals, Their Relationships and Issues.  As we are in the midst of the Civil War’s 150th anniversary this topic […]
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If This Old House Could Only Talk

New Bern Historical Society Curator Jim Hodges recently encountered a photo of the Attmore Oliver House at 511 Broad Street from 1950 showing the house in a rather dilapidated condition.  Considering what it looked like then, and its appearance now, Jim explains the history of one of New Bern’s oldest homes: The future home of […]
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