Explore the Life of Richard Dobbs Spaight in Newest Tryon Palace Exhibit

The life and work of North Carolina's first native-born governor and a signer of the U.S. Constitution, Richard Dobbs Spaight, will be on display in the form of a variety of letters, images and objects in Tryon Palace's newest free exhibit, "Richard Dobbs Spaight: Legacy of a North Carolina...
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One-Day Exhibit from N.C. Archives on Display at Tryon Palace

A collection of documents on revolutionary politics in North Carolina will be on display in Mattocks Hall inside the North Carolina History Center, Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The collection of documents is on loan from the State Archives of North Carolina. One of the documents on...
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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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Tryon Palace to Celebrate Cultural Diversity on Free Day

Tryon Palace will offer free admission to the Governor's Palace, historic homes and gardens during Free Day, held Saturday, Feb. 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This annual event will include free tours of the first floors of the Governor's Palace, Stanly House and Dixon House, as well as a multicultural...
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'Pins and Needles' Quilt Exhibition comes to Tryon Palace's Duffy Gallery

"Pins and Needles: A Twin Rivers Quilters Guild Exhibition" is a free quilt exhibit that will open to the public Saturday, Jan. 23. This ongoing exhibit will be displayed through Feb. 21 in Tryon Palace's Duffy Exhibition Gallery, located at the North Carolina History Center. This free exhibit will...
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Tryon Palace Welcomes Holiday Season with Tours, Movies, Santa Claus

Holiday Kickoff Weekend to be held Nov. 27-29 Tryon Palace officially opens for the holiday season Nov. 27-29 with Holiday Kickoff Weekend, a three-day event filled with holiday tours, music, movies and a visit from Santa Claus. A new year of holiday decorations will be revealed Nov. 27 as Tryon...
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Tuscarora World and New Bern Portrayed in Map Exhibit

New exhibit opens at Tryon Palace’s North Carolina History Center July 24 “The Tuscarora World and New Bern in Maps: 1590-1800,” a new free exhibit of approximately 15 rare maps, will open at the North Carolina History Center in downtown New Bern Friday, July 24, through Wednesday, Sept. 16...
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World War I Takes Over Tryon Palace with Artifacts, Collections, Exhibit

Two-day event for WWI Weekend set for July 17-18 World War I Weekend will be held at Tryon Palace and the North Carolina History Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 17-18, in downtown New Bern. This first-time event invites visitors to discover the stories and images of World War I through artifacts...
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Tryon Palace Exhibit Showcases ‘North Carolina in the Great War’

North Carolina in the Great War is open through September 13.
North Carolina in the Great War is open through September 13.
Artifacts include helmets and uniforms of WWI soldiers.
Artifacts include helmets and uniforms of WWI soldiers.
Walk alongside a life-size model trench.
Walk alongside a life-size model trench.
The U.S. Army issued Smith and Wesson .45 caliber revolver of a WWI soldier.
The U.S. Army issued Smith and Wesson .45 caliber revolver of a WWI soldier.
North Carolina in the Great War is open through September 13.
North Carolina in the Great War is open through September 13.
Troops rest in a trench on a WWI battlefield.
Troops rest in a trench on a WWI battlefield.
Free World War I exhibit opens at the NC History Center June 20 Memories of North Carolina’s involvement in World War I will come to life with “North Carolina in the Great War,” a new exhibit opening at Tryon Palace’s North Carolina History Center on June 20. This free exhibit will be...
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