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Historical Society Seeks a Few Good Ghosts

Ghostwalk Auditions
Ghostwalk Auditions, July 24 New Bern, NC – 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.  Ghostwalk brings to life noted personalities from New Bern’s […]
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Encore of World War I Presentation

Mark Sandvigen
May’s Sellout Program Will Be Presented Again by Mark Sandvigen July 10 NEW BERN, NC, It has been 100 years since World War I, the “War to End All Wars”.  Mark Sandvigen will join the New Bern Historical Society once again at the Chelsea Restaurant July 10 at 11:30am for Lunch & Learn with a […]
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New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for May 23, 2019

New Bern Now's Podsquad
Episode 118 Learn about the people, places, and all the latest happenings in and around New Bern! During the show we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! Join as we go Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Night Trippin’ to surrounding areas! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City of […]
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Rhone Sisters’ Story at Two Heritage Homes Tour Sites

Carrie Rhone Smith and Charlotte Rhone
April 12-13 Tour in 5 Historic Neighborhoods The Rhone sisters, Carrie and Charlotte, two of four African American sisters, spent a lifetime working to serve the community. In the New Bern Historical Society’s April 12-13 Heritage Homes Tour, you’ll see two locations connecting to their history.  The first, the Isaac Smith House on Johnson Street.  […]
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New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for March 28, 2019

New Bern Now Podsquad
Episode 114 Today we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also talked about the latest happenings in and around town and went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Night Trippin’ to surrounding areas! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), […]
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Live Music Added to Heritage Homes Tour

DownEast Dulcimers
Four Groups on Back Porch Stage April 12 & 13 When you take a break at the Garden Party at the New Bern Historical Society’s Heritage Homes Tour on April 12 & 13, you’ll be entertained by some of the area’s most popular musicians. Taking the Back Porch Stage at the Attmore-Oliver House from 11am […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for February 14, 2019

New Bern Now Podsquad
Episode 111 Find out the latest “positive” news and information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina! Today we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also talked about the latest happenings in and around town and went […]
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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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