U.S. Naturalization Ceremony to be Held in Tryon Palace Courtyard

More than 50 New Citizens Will Take the Oath on Wednesday, June 11 NEW BERN, NC – June 11, 2014 United States Citizenship and Immigration Services will conduct a naturalization ceremony for more than 50 new citizens at Tryon Palace on Wednesday, June 11. Free and open to all those who wish to...
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Tryon Palace to Offer Free Jonkonnu Workshops

Workshops held in the Waystation auditorium every Tuesday from June 17–Aug. 5 NEW BERN, NC –June 17–Aug. 5, 2014 Tryon Palace will host free Jonkonnu workshops every Tuesday from June 17 through Aug. 5. Workshops will be held from 1-3 p.m. in the Waystation auditorium, located on the corner of...
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Registration Now Open for Tryon Palace’s History Summer Day Camps

Girls Camp Set for June 16-20; Boys Camp Slated for July 21-25 Tryon Palace’s annual History Summer Day Camps are now open for registration. Two weeklong camps will be held, including “Girls in Ages Past,” a girls camp held June 16-20, and “Sailors and Soldiers,” a boys camp held July 21-25. “Girls...
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Palace Offers Free Admission to Armed Forces, Veterans on Memorial Day

Discounted admission for accompanying family members will also be offered NEW BERN, NC – May 26, 2014 Tryon Palace will offer free admission to all active duty and military veterans on Memorial Day, May 26. Military ID or proof of service is required and accompanying family members will receive...
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Tryon Palace Hosts ‘A Midsummer Night’s Party’ with the Stanlys

Pageantry and Drama of 1812 Comes to Life on Friday, June 6 NEW BERN, NC – June 6, 2014 Get swept away to an era filled with elegance and charm as Tryon Palace hosts “A Midsummer Night’s Party: An Evening with the Stanlys and Friends.” Held at the Commission House on Friday, June 6, A Midsummer...
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Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Offers Fascinating Look at Military Mail

Free Exhibition Held at Tryon Palace’s Duffy Gallery, May 10-July 20 NEW BERN, NC – May 10-July 20 Tryon Palace will host the traveling version of the National Postal Museum’s permanent exhibition, “Mail Call,” from Saturday, May 10 through July 20. Organized and circulated by the Smithsonian...
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N.C. History Center Temporarily Closes to Host PepsiCo Meeting

Tickets for Governor’s Palace, Homes, and Gardens Available at Waystation NEW BERN, NC – May 6-7, 2014 The North Carolina History Center in downtown New Bern will be closed to the general public May 6-7 to host the PepsiCo annual shareholders meeting. While this temporary closure does limit access...
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Lafargue and Mitchell Named to Lead Tryon Palace

NEW BERN, N.C. -- The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources (NCDCR) has tapped Philippe Lafargue as Tryon Palace's new executive director. Deanna Mitchell, the former site manager of the North Carolina State Capitol Historic Site, will serve as the assistant director. Together, they will...
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Tryon Palace Celebrates Home School Day with ‘We Are Family’

Program to be held at N.C. History Center and Historic Site on Friday, May 2 NEW BERN, NC – May 2, 2014 Tryon Palace will host its annual Home School Day from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Friday, May 2. The Home School Day’s “We Are Family” program will concentrate on the meaning of family, with hands-on...
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Tryon Palace Honors Volunteers During ‘National Volunteer Week’

Volunteers donate more than 24,000 hours to the Palace in 2013 NEW BERN, NC – April 10, 2014 Tryon Palace continued its celebration of “National Volunteer Week” on Wednesday, April 9, by welcoming more than 90 volunteers and staff members to a reception in the North Carolina History Center. This...
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