‘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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Juice on the Neuse to Offer Wines, Beers from Around the World

Wine and beer festival benefitting Tryon Palace Foundation set for Oct. 17 Dozens of wines, craft beers from all over the world and tasty hors d’oeuvres will be served on New Bern’s picturesque waterfront during the Juice on the Neuse Wine and Craft Beer Tasting. This third annual event will be...
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Tryon Palace to Open Hay House Living History Experience

Experience 1835 life every Saturday beginning Oct. 10 Tryon Palace will add another living history experience for regular visitors with the opening of the historic Robert Hay House every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., beginning Oct. 10. Located near the corner of Eden and Pollock streets, the Hay...
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Tryon Palace Offers Free Gardens Admission during Mumfest Weekend

Gardens open free Oct. 9-11, Fall Heritage Plant Sale held Oct. 9-10 The Tryon Palace gardens will be open for free during Mumfest weekend, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 9-11. Hundreds of mums and a variety of fall blooming plants will be on display throughout the 16 acres of gardens. The Fall...
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Free Children’s Art Workshop Draws Inspiration from Palace Gardens

Fall art workshop invites children ages 5-12 to N.C. History Center on Oct. 10 Children ages 5-12 are invited to the North Carolina History Center for a Fall Art Workshop Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to noon. This free workshop invites each participating child to create a decorative fall wreath...
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Tryon’s Tots Invited to Explore Nautical New Bern

Program for children ages 3-5 at the N.C. History Center set for Oct. 10 Children ages 3-5 are invited to the North Carolina History Center Saturday, Oct. 10, for Tryon’s Tots: Nautical New Bern. Preschoolers will explore the Stanly House, once home to John Wright Stanly, a powerful businessman...
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Kitchens of New Bern Tour Stops by Tryon Palace Kitchen Office

Annual Food Bank fundraiser set for Sept. 26 Tryon Palace’s Kitchen Office will be just one of the many stops found on the Kitchens of New Bern Tour this Saturday, Sept. 26. In addition to the Tryon Palace Kitchen Office, the Kitchens of New Bern tour includes homeowners who open their kitchens to...
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