'George Washington's 1791 Southern Tour' at North Carolina History Center

Author Warren Bingham will be at the North Carolina History Center Saturday, May 14, from 2-4 p.m., for a lecture and book signing in support of his new book, "George Washington's 1791 Southern Tour." Bingham's book reveals the history and lore of Washington and his survey of the newly formed...
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Youth Program to Explore the Lives of 18th-Century Children

Children ages 6-10 can explore the Governor's Palace and what life was like for children in the 18th century during "Tryon's Explorers: A Kid's Life," Thursday, May 12, at 10 a.m. Participating children will see how the Governor's children and their servants lived by visiting the Governor's Palace...
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PepsiCo Foundation Donates $25,000 to Tryon Palace Foundation

Gift to be used for interactive technology upgrades in Palace’s Pepsi Family Center The PepsiCo Foundation donated $25,000 to the Tryon Palace Foundation this week to help support interactive learning opportunities for children visiting the Pepsi Family Center, located inside Tryon Palace’s North...
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Tryon Palace Behind-the-Scenes Tours of Gardens and Costume Shop in May

May is the last month for visitors to experience Behind-the-Scenes tours of Tryon Palace gardens for the season, with the last tours set for Tuesdays, May 10 and 17, at 2 p.m. During the gardens tours, Tryon Palace gardeners will lead a tour to view what is blooming in the late spring gardens,...
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N.C. History Center Will Temporarily Close for Private Event, May 3-4

Discounted tickets for Governor’s Palace, Homes, and Gardens Will Be Available The North Carolina History Center in downtown New Bern will be closed to the general public May 3-4 to host a private event. While this temporary closure does limit access to some of Tryon Palace’s facilities, visitors...
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Tryon Palace to Continue Monthly African American Walking Tour

The monthly Tryon Palace African American Heritage Tour will explore more than 20 historic locations around downtown New Bern at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 17. Many of New Bern's houses and public buildings were built by African-American craftsmen, while the city was also home to some of the oldest...
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'The Regulators' on the Menu for Tryon Palace Lunch and Learn

Tryon Palace honors the 245th anniversary of the Battle of Alamance, fought between the Regulators of North Carolina and the colonial government, during the monthly Lunch and Learn series Friday, April 15, at noon. Visitors are invited to bring a lunch to the North Carolina History Center and learn...
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Tryon Palace Honors William L. Wainwright with Activity Center

Tryon Palace and the Tryon Palace Commission will honor the late North Carolina Representative William L. Wainwright with a naming ceremony for the William L. Wainwright Activity Center at the North Carolina History Center Thursday, April 21. At its 2015 meeting, the Tryon Palace Commission voted...
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New Bern Honors First Native-Born Governor Richard Dobbs Spaight

In commemoration of his birthday, and many contributions to the formation of the State of North Carolina and the United States, Richard Dobbs Spaight will be honored Friday, March 25, with a proclamation declaring March 25, 2016 Richard Dobbs Spaight Day in New Bern, NC. City of New Bern Mayor Dana...
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African American Heritage Tour Returns to Tryon Palace

Covering more than 20 historic locations around downtown New Bern, Tryon Palace's monthly African American Heritage Tour will return Sunday, March 20, at 2 p.m. Many of New Bern's houses and public buildings were built by African-American craftsmen, while the city was also home to some of the...
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