Show Your Patriotism at Tryon Palace this Fourth of July

Special events planned around Palace and N.C. History Center Tryon Palace will celebrate the anniversary of America’s birth with a wide range of special events and activities planned for The Glorious Fourth, Saturday, July 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Events planned for the whole family include...
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Children Invited to Craft Patriotic Art at Tryon Palace

Free kids art workshop held June 27 at N.C. History Center Children between the ages of 5-12 are invited to the North Carolina History Center for a free art workshop inspired by the Fourth of July on Saturday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to noon. Space is limited for this workshop and reservations are...
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Become Part of Jonkonnu at Tryon Palace this Summer

Free workshops held Tuesdays starting June 23 Tryon Palace’s Jonkonnu interpretive performance group will hold free workshops for those interested in joining the troupe in the Waystation Auditorium on Tuesdays, from 1-3 p.m., June 23 to Aug. 11. A celebratory fusion of music and dancing, the 19th-...
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Lunch and Learn Program to Uncover the ‘History of Tryon Palace’

Monthly lecture series returns to NC History Center June 19 Tryon Palace research historian Siobhan Fitzpatrick will explore the early history of Tryon Palace and New Bern during a Lunch and Learn lecture held at the North Carolina History Center in downtown New Bern on Friday, June 19. The lecture...
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An Earnest Cleaning

This May, Tryon Palace volunteer Sue Gurley spent many hours restoring two ornamental terra cotta urns in the Latham Memorial Garden near the gateway to the Hawks Allée. The urns were made in the London Borough of Lambeth, by Doulton & Co., and are estimated to date to the mid to late 19th...
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Explore the Tryon Palace Costume Shop with Tryon’s Tots

Children invited to learn about Palace fashions Saturday, June 13 The Tryon’s Tots program invites children ages 3-5 to the Tryon Palace Costume Shop to learn about the clothing and fashions of the 18th century. The program will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 13. Children will learn about how...
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Fresh Face: Celebrating One of Pepsi’s First African American Models

Skits, music and more scheduled for June 18 at the N.C. History Center “Fresh Face” will celebrate the work of Levonia P. Frazier, one of the first African American models for Pepsi and a longtime New Bern resident, during a special program held in Cullman Performance Hall at the North Carolina...
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Tryon Palace Exhibit Showcases ‘North Carolina in the Great War’

North Carolina in the Great War is open through September 13.
North Carolina in the Great War is open through September 13.
Artifacts include helmets and uniforms of WWI soldiers.
Artifacts include helmets and uniforms of WWI soldiers.
Walk alongside a life-size model trench.
Walk alongside a life-size model trench.
The U.S. Army issued Smith and Wesson .45 caliber revolver of a WWI soldier.
The U.S. Army issued Smith and Wesson .45 caliber revolver of a WWI soldier.
North Carolina in the Great War is open through September 13.
North Carolina in the Great War is open through September 13.
Troops rest in a trench on a WWI battlefield.
Troops rest in a trench on a WWI battlefield.
Free World War I exhibit opens at the NC History Center June 20 Memories of North Carolina’s involvement in World War I will come to life with “North Carolina in the Great War,” a new exhibit opening at Tryon Palace’s North Carolina History Center on June 20. This free exhibit will be...
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New U.S. Citizens Naturalized at Tryon Palace

The candidates for naturalization gather in Cullman Performance Hall.
The candidates for naturalization gather in Cullman Performance Hall.
Tryon Palace Foundation President Nelson McDaniel addresses the crowd.
Tryon Palace Foundation President Nelson McDaniel addresses the crowd.
The group is led by a candidate for naturalization from the U.K. in the pledge of allegiance.
The group is led by a candidate for naturalization from the U.K. in the pledge of allegiance.
Daughters of the American Revolution hand out flags to the new U.S. citizens.
Daughters of the American Revolution hand out flags to the new U.S. citizens.
Daughters of the American Revolution hand out flags to the new U.S. citizens.
Daughters of the American Revolution hand out flags to the new U.S. citizens.
Daughters of the American Revolution hand out flags to the new U.S. citizens.
Daughters of the American Revolution hand out flags to the new U.S. citizens.
Daughters of the American Revolution hand out flags to the new U.S. citizens.
Daughters of the American Revolution hand out flags to the new U.S. citizens.
Newly naturalized citizens pose for photos in the North Carolina History Center.
Newly naturalized citizens pose for photos in the North Carolina History Center.
Newly naturalized citizens pose for photos in the North Carolina History Center.
Newly naturalized citizens pose for photos in the North Carolina History Center.
Forty-five people from 32 different counties became citizens of the United States Wednesday, June 3, at the North Carolina History Center in downtown New Bern, N.C. Tryon Palace hosted the Naturalization Ceremony, which was administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services...
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The June Blooms of Tryon Palace

Summer is almost upon us, and the climate and gardens are reflecting that transition with plenty of new blooms filling the Tryon Palace Gardens. Take a stroll through our 16 acres of gardens and observe all of the flowers, trees, vines, and shrubs listed below. Flowering Vines Clematis (Clematis sp...
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Tryon Palace Awarded 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Recognized as top New Bern attraction as reviewed by travelers Tryon Palace has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for 2015. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler...
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