Tryon Palace to Host Tea and Garden Tour on Mother’s Day Weekend

Tours through Stanly House and Palace Gardens set for Saturday, May 9 This Mother’s Day weekend Tryon Palace invites visitors to step back in time and embark on a tea tour that will focus on tea culture in 18th century Great Britain and Colonial America. The tours will be held Saturday, May 9, at...
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The Honey Bees of Tryon Palace

Like their own separate kingdoms, the Tryon Palace bee brood boxes under the reigns of queens Charlotte and Margaret are filled with anywhere between 30,000-60,000 honey bees working for the betterment of their colonies. Established on Marc h 22, just inside the greenhouse area of Tryon Palace...
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Tryon Palace Foundation President Receives NCMC Award

‘Award for Special Recognition’ given to Nelson McDaniel during annual conference Whether he is meeting with state leaders to promote the historical value of Tryon Palace, soliciting donors, volunteering his time for lectures and events, or shoveling snow to clear the path for a fundraising event,...
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Fifty years of Tryon Palace Historical Interpreters

More than 50 men and women that have served as Tryon Palace historical interpreters over the past 50 years gathered for a luncheon at The Chelsea in downtown New Bern Wednesday, April 22. The group ranged from those still actively volunteering and others like 99-year-old Elizabeth Midyette, who...
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Tryon Palace Launches New Book with Lecture, Exhibit on Palace History

‘Building a Legacy’ to be held Sunday, April 26 at the N.C. History Center Join Tryon Palace Research Historian Siobhan Fitzpatrick as she explores the history of Tryon Palace, North Carolina’s first permanent capitol during “Building a Legacy,” a free lecture held in conjunction with the release...
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Tryon’s Tots and Explorers Children’s Programs Return

Monthly series begins Saturday, April 18 Families are invited to chart a course for the North Carolina History Center for immersive new children’s programs scheduled for the second Saturday of every month beginning in April. Tryon’s Tots and Tryon’s explorers programs will be held alternating...
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Free Children’s Spring Art Workshop at Tryon Palace

Gardens-inspired crafts and free garden admission for kids April 18 Children ages 5-12 are invited to the North Carolina History Center for a free Spring Art Workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 18. Space for this event is limited and parents are encouraged to sign up their children...
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Special Exhibit Celebrates Reconstruction of Tryon Palace

'Rebuilding Tryon Palace’ opens in North Carolina History Center April 5 Tryon Palace will celebrate the history of its 20th-century reconstruction with “Rebuilding Tryon Palace,” a free exhibit opening in the Duffy Exhibition Gallery this Sunday, April 5. Rebuilding Tryon Palace explores the...
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Tryon Palace Gardens Open Free for Garden Lover’s Weekend

Gardens weekend and Spring Heritage Plant Sale begin April 10 Visitors will see the splendor of tulips and spring blooms at Tryon Palace during Garden Lover's Weekend, set for the weekend of April 10-12 in historic downtown New Bern. Throughout Garden Lover’s Weekend the 16 acres of Tryon Palace...
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