Tryon Palace to Commemorate Anniversary of 13th Amendment

Ceremony begins Jan. 1 at Craven County Courthouse, ends at N.C. History Center Tryon Palace will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution with a free ceremony Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, at noon outside the Craven County Courthouse...
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African-American Lecture Examines Civil Rights Movement in NC

Dr. Freddie Parker to Give Free Lecture at NC History Center on Jan. 15 NEW BERN, NC – Jan. 15, 2015 Tryon Palace’s monthly African-American Lecture Series continues on Jan. 15 with Dr. Freddie Parker’s “An Overview of the Civil Rights Movement in North Carolina, 1866-1942.” This free lecture...
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Palace Hosts Weekend Dedicated to Civil War Hospitals and Medicine

Free Admission to New Bern Academy Museum, Military Encampments held Nov. 15-16 NEW BERN, NC – Nov. 15-16, 2014 Military encampments and free admission to the New Bern Academy Museum will highlight Tryon Palace’s “Civil War Weekend: New Bern’s Hospitals,” held 10 a.m.-5p.m. on Nov. 15, and 12:30-5...
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Tryon Palace Searching for Holiday Actors, Dancers, Performers

Auditions for Candlelight Volunteers Held Oct. 4 at Waystation Auditorium Tryon Palace is looking for excited volunteers to assist as actors and dancers during its annual candlelight tour. Auditions will be held 10 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. on Oct. 4 for “Eve of Revolution,” a production focusing...
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Tryon Palace Honors 97-Year-Old Son of N.C. Colored Infantry Soldier

‘Memories of An American Family: the Luke Martin Story’ set for Sept. 18 NEW BERN, NC – Sept. 18, 2014 “Memories of An American Family: the Luke Martin Story” will bring one of New Bern’s most historic family stories to life on Thursday, Sept. 18. Held as a presentation of the Tryon Palace African...
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North Carolina’s Copy of 13th Amendment will Visit Tryon Palace

‘Juneteenth Tour’ Concludes at North Carolina History Center, June 28 NEW BERN, NC – June 28, 2014 A handful of documents changed the character of the United States, and the 13th Amendment, which formally ended legal slavery in this country, is one of them. North Carolina’s copy of the 13th...
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