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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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Twelfth Annual Local Authors Luncheon

The Chelsea Restaurant
The members of the Twin Rivers Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) invite the community to our Twelfth Annual Local Authors Luncheon to be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 11:30 AM at the Chelsea Restaurant at 335 Middle Street in New Bern. Once again, we will be spotlighting ten local […]
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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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