Archives for 

lunch and learn new bern nc

Riverside: New Bern’s First Suburb

Roper Lumber Mill
Tim Thompson Presents at Historical Society Lunch & Learn The New Bern Historical Society’s September Lunch & Learn will highlight one of New Bern’s oldest and most interesting historic neighborhoods.  Riverside resident Tim Thompson will be the featured speaker on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at the Chelsea Restaurant.  Join him as he […]
Continue reading

The Rhone Sisters, A Force for New Bern

Charlotte Rhone
New Bern Historical Society Lunch & Learn – February 8th The Rhone sisters – Charlotte, Henrietta, Carrie, and Amy — lived and worked in New Bern from the mid-1870s until middle 1960s, but their legacy as community leaders lives on today. Charlotte was the first African American registered nurse in the state, and perhaps in […]
Continue reading

Explore Science in the Age of Enlightenment

Octant
Tryon Palace’s monthly Lunch and Learn series will explore “Science in the Age of Enlightenment,” Friday, July 15, at noon in the North Carolina History Center. Discover key scientists, philosophers, and inventors from the Age of Enlightenment like Johannes Kepler, Galileo Galilei, John Harrison and Isaac Newton, who all contributed scientific theories and developments during […]
Continue reading

African American Inventors

February Lunch and Learn for Historical Society Did you know that Dr. Charles Drew’s system for the storing of blood plasma (blood bank) revolutionized the medical profession? Did you know Dr. Drew also established the first American Red Cross blood bank, of which he was the first director, and he organized the world’s first blood […]
Continue reading