Tryon's Tots Invited to Learn About Mr. Washington

Tryon's Tots ages 3-5 are invited to learn about George Washington and visit the New Bern house where he slept during his southern tour Thursday, June 9, at 10 a.m. The tots will spend time learning about America's first president while visiting the historic John Wright Stanly house. Afterward,...
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Learn to March with the Tryon Palace Fife and Drum Corps

This summer youth ages 10-17 can learn to march and perform with the Tryon Palace Fife and Drum Corps through a five-day camp held June 20-24 on the Tryon Palace grounds. Musicians were an important part of the 18th-century military, and participants can become a part of that tradition this summer...
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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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Letters From Home Returns to Tryon Palace with USO-Inspired Performance

Letters From Home returns to the North Carolina History Center with a patriotic night of singing, tap dancing, audience interaction and skits Friday, June 10, at 8 p.m. Known as "America's Bombshell Duo," Letters From Home promise a high-energy night featuring songs from the Andrews Sisters, Donald...
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Learn About the Politics Around 18th-Century Kitchens at Tryon Palace

Join Tryon Palace Friday, May 20, at noon, for Lunch and Learn: "Political Intrigue in the Kitchen." From the founding of the English stock market to tea smuggling cartels and international espionage, this Lunch and Learn will show how simple ingredients became politicized in the colonies. Held in...
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Forgotten Piece of African American History Revisited Thursday, May 19

Historian Hari Jones, assistant director and curator of the African American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation and Museum, will present "The Black Holocaust in America," a lecture on the 1921 bombing of the African American community in Tulsa, Okla., known as the "Black Wall Street." This free...
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