Aftermath of Great Fire

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The Great Fire of New Bern: Images on its 100th Anniversary

This December marks the 100th anniversary of the largest urban fire in North Carolina. It happened in New Bern in 1922, when 40 city blocks were destroyed and more than 3,000 people were left homeless. Tryon Palace will host a panel exhibit in the Cannon Gallery of the North Carolina History Center including images from its collection recognizing this tragic event.

This is a FREE exhibit, located in the Cannon Gallery until the end of January 2023.