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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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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for January 7, 2019

New Bern Now's Podsquad
Episode 108 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! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Susan Moffat-Thomas, Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Charles Tendell (Charles Tendell Show), George […]
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Raising the Cairo with Ed Bearss – Jan 13

USS Cairo Gunboat
Lost Ironclad Re-discovered It’s a treasure hunt story worthy of Indiana Jones, led by historian Ed Bearss. On Dec. 12, 1862, naval history was made when the Union ironclad USS Cairo (pronounced “KAY-row”), involved in the campaign against Vicksburg, was sunk in twelve short minutes in Mississippi’s Yazoo River. It was reportedly the first armored […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for December 17, 2018

New Bern Now Podsquad
Episode 107 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! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Susan Moffat-Thomas, Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Colleen Roberts (City of New […]
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Auction of Amazing Gingerbread Art

Gingerbread House Art Auction
Bidding Closes December 15 Yes, this amazing image of Tryon Palace, sitting in the window of Bella’s Cafe, is a work in gingerbread! And you can add it to your own holiday decorations! The New Bern Historical Society is holding a silent auction on site with bidding running through December 15th inside Bella’s Café. This […]
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Gingerbread Awards Presented at Festivities

Carol More
People’s Choice and Heritage Auction Still to Come The New Bern Historical Society presented the first batch of Gingerbread House Contest Awards at the Beary Merry festivities on Friday.  An excited crowd anticipated the results as Executive Director Mickey Miller announced the winners and invited the crowd to see all of the gingerbread houses which […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for December 3, 2018

New Bern Now Podsquad
Episode 106 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! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Susan Moffat-Thomas, Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Colleen Roberts (City of New […]
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Tar Heel Traveler Comes to New Bern

Scott Mason, Tarheel Traveler
Scott Mason Gives Historical Society’s Lore Lecture November 11 WRAL’s Scott Mason has been travelling throughout North Carolina since 1997 meeting interesting characters, learning fascinating stories and discovering delicious food. On Sunday, November 11 at 2 p.m. at the New Bern Historical Society’s annual Lore Lecture, he’ll share some of what he’s learned presenting Tarheel […]
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Ghostwalk Goes Forward

Bill Hand - Ghostwalk
Tickets Now Available For 28 years, Ghostwalk has endured whatever mother nature sends along.  This year she sent Florence.  For many New Bernians this means much flooding and damage.  Many prayers, good wishes and offers of help continue to come in to our wonderful town.  As we all work back toward normalcy, the New Bern […]
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