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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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New Bern Then & Now, Again!

New Bern Then and Now
Encore of Images of “Used to Be” from the New Bern Historical Society Collection You’ve heard it, “used to be”. Captain Ratty’s 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 Bern Historical Society’s Curator Jim Hodges […]
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Events and Things to Do Around New Bern this Week through April 29th

Unity Mural
16th – May 5th: Neuse River Senior Games and Silver Arts at various locations throughout Craven County. Call 252-636-6606. 24th: 8th Annual Community Fabric Awards, 12:00 p.m. at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Presented by Craven Community College and Craven Community College Foundation. Call 252-638-7351. 25th: Girls Night Out and Networking Social, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at […]
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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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New Bern as it Really Looked in the 1860s

Civil War Photo - Ellis Crop
Peter Sandbeck Returns to New Bern for Historical Society Lunch & Learn A federally-occupied town throughout most of the Civil War, New Bern was filled with Union Soldiers and their many followers. This occupation attracted numerous photographers who plied their trade all over town, taking both official and personal photos. Their work created a unique […]
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Major John Daves Legacy: His Family Narratives

John Daves
Follow this Family from the Revolutionary War Lunch & Learn January 13, 2016 at The Chelsea Prominent New Bernian Major John Daves came to New Bern early in his life.  He was a revolutionary war soldier, seeing action at Brandywine, Germantown, Valley Forge, Eutaw Springs and Monmouth. Following the war he served as a Major […]
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The USS Underwriter Expedition

USS Underwriter
The Confederates Attempt to Recapture New Bern Lunch & Learn November 11, 2015 at The Chelsea New Bern fell to Union forces in March 1862. The city was occupied from that point on, but the Confederates did not give up their effort to recapture New Bern. On November 11, 2015, the New Bern Historical Society’s […]
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