Tryon Palace Foundation one of 23 nonprofits awarded community grant

The Tryon Palace Foundation was one of 23 nonprofit organizations awarded a grant from the Craven County Community Foundation on Monday, Aug. 24, at the First Citizen’s Bank in New Bern. An affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation, Craven County Community Foundation awarded a total of $...
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Stanly-Spaight Duel Reenactment Set for Labor Day Weekend

Duel, Fife and Drum Concert to be held on Tryon Palace South Lawn Saturday, Sept. 5 Tryon Palace’s South Lawn will echo with gunfire and drumrolls during a live reenactment of the Stanly-Spaight Duel , held Labor Day weekend on Saturday, Sept. 5, at 4 p.m. More than two centuries ago, on Sept. 5,...
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PechaKucha Night Brings Creative Ideas, Talks to Tryon Palace

Presentations begin at 7:20 p.m., Aug. 27 in Waystation Auditorium The creative exchange of ideas known as PechaKucha Night will return to New Bern for a second time on Aug. 27, at Tryon Palace’s Waystation Auditorium. The free program includes eight presenters who will discuss topics and ideas in...
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Davenport Recalls ‘First Over There’ in Lecture Hosted by Tryon Palace

Author presents lecture and book signing at N.C. History Center Aug. 29 Author Matthew Davenport will present a free lecture and book signing at the North Carolina History Center in downtown New Bern from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, in support of his new book, “First Over There: The Attack on...
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Tickets to 35th annual Candlelight Celebration Now Available Online

Christmas Holiday tradition will return to Tryon Palace Dec 12 and 19 Discounted tickets to Tryon Palace’s 35th annual Candlelight Christmas Celebration are now available online. Tickets will increase to the full price on Dec. 1. This annual tradition returns to Tryon Palace on the Saturdays of Dec...
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Tryon Palace’s Final WWI Lecture will Explore Germany’s Defeat

WWI lecture series concludes at N.C. History Center August 22 Issues surrounding the fall of the Central Powers at the conclusion of World War I will be the subject of “The German Defeat,” a free lecture held Saturday, August 22, from 2-3 p.m. Held at Tryon Palace’s North Carolina History Center,...
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August Surprises in Tryon Palace Gardens

One sure sign that we have made it through the worst part of the summer is one is greeted by the Naked Ladies walking into the Wilderness Garden. The ladies gather near the door outside the Latham Garden or behind a bench near the Mitchener Temple. Barring any rain storms that will flatten their...
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Race, Rights in World War I Explored During Free Lecture

Tryon Palace WWI lecture series continues August 8 East Carolina University assistant professor of history Dr. Kennetta Hammond Perry will explore the role played by African Americans in the early Civil Rights movement during World War I with a free lecture held at the North Carolina History Center...
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