Historic Interpretations, Inc. Joins Tryon Palace Candlelight Tour

Reenactor group to offer period dancing, interactive history Dec. 12 & 19 Tryon Palace visitors will have more opportunities to experience 18th-century dancing during the 35th annual Candlelight Christmas Celebration, held Dec. 12 and 19. Historic Interpretations, Inc., a North Carolina-based...
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Tryon’s Explorers Invites Youth to Discover ‘Nautical New Bern’

Monthly program slated for Saturday, Nov. 14 Tryon’s Explorers returns to Tryon Palace Saturday, Nov. 14, with the youth program “Nautical New Bern.” Designed for ages 6-10, this program uses the historic Stanly House to teach children about New Bern’s nautical history. Once home to John Wright...
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Tryon’s Explorers Invites Youth to Discover ‘Nautical New Bern’

Monthly program slated for Saturday, Nov. 14 NEW BERN, NC – November 14, 2015 Tryon’s Explorers returns to Tryon Palace Saturday, Nov. 14, with the youth program “Nautical New Bern.” Designed for ages 6-10, this program uses the historic Stanly House to teach children about New Bern’s nautical...
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USAF Band Tuning Up for Free Concerts at Palace’s Cullman Hall

Performances to be held Nov. 10-11 at 7pm The United States Air Force Heritage Brass will play two free concerts Nov. 10-11 at Cullman Performance Hall, located in Tryon Palace’s North Carolina History Center. Both performances will begin at 7 p.m. The Heritage Brass is a pioneering symphonic brass...
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Veterans Offered Free Admission to Tryon Palace on Veterans Day

Discounted admission available for immediate family members Tryon Palace will offer free admission for all active duty and military veterans on Veterans Day and discounted admission to accompanying family members. Free and discounted passes will include tours of the Governor’s Palace, Stanly House...
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‘Passion for the Palace’ Honors Preservationist Minnette Chapman Duffy

Brook’s biography of early Tryon Palace Restoration champion to be released Oct. 30 The Tryon Palace Commission will release a biography of one of its charter members, Minnette Chapman Duffy (1882-1951), on Friday, Oct. 30. The book, “Passion for the Palace: Minnette Chapman Duffy, Her Life and...
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NCDNCR Secretary Kluttz Announces Johnson will be New Tryon Palace Director

Media Consultant, Attorney, NC Native to Begin Oct. 30 NEW BERN, NC – October 16, 2015 Secretary Susan Kluttz of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources announced today that Lee Johnson has been chosen to serve as Tryon Palace’s new executive director. “I am thrilled that...
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Children Invited to Trick or Treat with Ghosts, Ghouls at Tryon Palace

Ghouls, ghosts and witches are taking over Tryon Palace Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. during All Hallow’s Eve. Children ages 12 and under are invited to dress in Halloween costumes for free admission and trick-or-treating around Tryon Palace. All Hallow’s Eve gets children in the...
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Learn How Death was Treated in the 1700s During Palace’s Lunch & Learn

Bring a lunch to the North Carolina History Center for Oct. 16 lecture Tryon Palace’s Lunch and Learn lecture series will return to the North Carolina History Center Friday, Oct. 16, with “Greedy Worms Shall Eat My Bones.” The program begins at noon and attendees must bring their own lunch. Whether...
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