Tryon Palace Honors William L. Wainwright with Activity Center

Tryon Palace and the Tryon Palace Commission will honor the late North Carolina Representative William L. Wainwright with a naming ceremony for the William L. Wainwright Activity Center at the North Carolina History Center Thursday, April 21. At its 2015 meeting, the Tryon Palace Commission voted...
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New Bern Honors First Native-Born Governor Richard Dobbs Spaight

In commemoration of his birthday, and many contributions to the formation of the State of North Carolina and the United States, Richard Dobbs Spaight will be honored Friday, March 25, with a proclamation declaring March 25, 2016 Richard Dobbs Spaight Day in New Bern, NC. City of New Bern Mayor Dana...
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African American Heritage Tour Returns to Tryon Palace

Covering more than 20 historic locations around downtown New Bern, Tryon Palace's monthly African American Heritage Tour will return Sunday, March 20, at 2 p.m. Many of New Bern's houses and public buildings were built by African-American craftsmen, while the city was also home to some of the...
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Blooms Marching into Tryon Palace Gardens

Annuals Annual phlox (Phlox drummondii), mix Catchfly (Silene carolinianum), pink Johnny-jump-up (Viola tricolor), purple Stock (Matthiola incana), fragrant mix Snapdragons (Antirrhinum majus), Rocket Mix, Montego Mix Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus), red, white, pink Pansies: Coastal Sunrise,...
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Craven County Student Art Gallery Returns to Tryon Palace

The works of art students from Craven County Schools are now on display in the Duffy Exhibition Gallery at the North Carolina History Center. This free annual K-12 Student Art Show is presented by the Craven Arts Council and Gallery. Featured in the gallery is an array of art from students around...
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Cookbook Author Miriam Rubin to Present Tryon Palace Garden Lecture

Miriam Rubin, food writer, cookbook author and recipe developer from Pennsylvania, will present a free lecture on "Gardening Challenges and Recipes," and a book signing of her cookbook, "Tomatoes," at the North Carolina History Center Saturday, March 12, at 10 a.m. A graduate of the Culinary...
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Easter Egg Hunt Returns to Tryon Palace Saturday, March 26

Children ages 12 and under are invited to Tryon Palace's Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 26, where thousands of eggs are waiting to be found on the Tryon Palace South Lawn and Daves House Lawn. This popular event returns for a second year with numerous updates that include multiple egg hunts,...
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Tryon's Explorers to Learn how Ancestors Shrugged off the Cold

Children ages 6-10 can learn how staying warm during the cooler months wasn't always as easy as turning a dial during the Tryon's Explorers program Thursday, March 10, at 10 a.m. inside the North Carolina History Center. Children will explore how our ancestors kept warm during winter by exploring...
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Double the Lunch and Learns at Tryon Palace in March

Tryon Palace will host two Lunch and Learn programs in March that explore the life of Margret Wake Tryon on March 4 and popular museum myths on March 18. Held in the Cannon Gateway Gallery at the North Carolina History Center in downtown New Bern, Tryon Palace Lunch and Learns are an opportunity to...
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Tryon Palace Offers Four Behind-the-Scenes Tours in March

Tryon Palace will offer four behind-the-scenes tours in March at the costume shop and through the gardens. All tours will begin at 2p.m. from the Waystation, located on the corner of Pollock and George streets. Tryon Palace's first and third behind-the-scenes tours of the month will take place in...
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