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Tryon Palace to Host Traveling James Monroe Exhibit

James Monroe Traveling Exhibit
Tryon Palace will host a traveling exhibit “Your Obedient Servant: James Monroe’s 1819 Presidential Tour of the Southern States,” July 9 – 28, 2019, in the North Carolina History Center. This exhibit is on loan from the James Monroe Museum in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and will be on display free to the public in the Gateway […]
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New Bern Now and Beyond Podcast for June 20, 2019

New Bern Now Podsquad
Episode 120 Connecting you with our community as we talk about the people, places, and the latest happenings in and around New Bern! During the show we talked about community news from locals; along with businesses and nonprofits! We also went Staytrippin’, Daytrippin’, and Night Trippin’! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen Roberts […]
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Tryon Palace Announces New “Palace Scholars” Program

Tryon Palace Scholars Program
New Program Awards Field-Trip Funding for Title 1 Schools The Tryon Palace Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of Palace Scholars, an educational program linking students and educators from Title I schools with funding for field trip opportunities to Tryon Palace. Applications for the inaugural year of Palace Scholars, school year 2019/2020, open January […]
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Tryon Palace Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Behind The Scenes Tours at Tryon Palace
Featuring The Costume Shop, Museum Technology, and Gardens  Tryon Palace will host behind-the-scenes tours of the costume shop, museum technology and gardens throughout the month of October. All tours begin at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, with a different tour offered each week. Tours in the Tryon Palace costume shop will be led by historic clothing […]
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Kitchens of New Bern Tour

Kitchens of New Bern Tour
Saturday, September 30, 2017 Rain or Shine Transformed spaces helping to transform lives one meal at a time! The Kitchens of New Bern Tour is an opportunity to explore a select number of unique home kitchens in and around the New Bern area. Nine gracious homeowners are welcoming guests into the heart of their wonderful […]
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Revolutionary War Day

Revolutionary War Day
Meet the First North Carolina Regiment of the Continental Line during Revolutionary War Day at Tryon Palace on Saturday, Aug. 19. Throughout the day you’ll enjoy many hands-on opportunities to experience the culture and life of wartime New Bern. Activities are ticketed and may be enjoyed by visitors of all ages: – Explore the life […]
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Unsung Inspirational Women to Remember

Vivian Hargett
Presented by The Tryon Palace African American Lecture Series Celebrate the history of influential African American women through the voice of singer Vivian Hargett. Learn about pioneering African America women like Daisy Lee Bates, Septima Poinsette Clark, Fannie Lou Hamer, Diane Judith Nash, Bessie Smith, and more through song. This is a free event on […]
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‘To Preserve the Blessing of Liberty’ brings early NC Constitutions to Tryon Palace

North Carolina History Center
North Carolina’s early constitutions, the original Declaration of Rights, and amendments to the state and U.S. Constitution will be on display in “To Preserve the Blessing of Liberty: State Constitutions of North Carolina,” a new free exhibit at the North Carolina History Center open Tuesday, Dec. 13. Like other former colonies, North Carolina found itself with […]
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