Tryon Palace to Present “Spooky and Scary Stories from North Carolina”

NEW BERN, NC – Oct. 19, 2017 Tryon Palace will host a Halloween-themed storytelling performance on Thursday, Oct. 19. Terry Collins, a North Carolina native, will be giving two one-hour performances, “Spooky Stories from North Carolina” and “Scary Stories from North Carolina.” Collins is a...
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Tryon Palace Honors Local Physician Dr. Barnwell

NEW BERN, NC – Oct. 11, 2017 Tryon Palace will hold a presentation honoring longtime New Bern physician, Dr. Sydney Barnwell, at the North Carolina History Center at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11. Dr. Barnwell will be recognized for his lifelong efforts toward improving healthcare in eastern North...
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Tryon Palace Holds African American Heritage Tour of 20 Historic Locations

NEW BERN, NC – Oct. 15, 2017 Tryon Palace's African American Heritage Tour will lead visitors on a walking tour to more than 20 historic locations around the heart of downtown New Bern at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15. “These tours are very important to visitors because they need to know what has taken...
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Tryon Palace Gardens Open Free During MumFest Weekend

NEW BERN, NC – October 13, 2017 Tryon Palace gardens will be open for free during MumFest weekend, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 13-15 in historic downtown New Bern. Hundreds of mums and a variety of fall blooming plants will be on display throughout the 16 acres of gardens of Tryon Palace during...
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Governor’s Challenge Cornhole Tournament Returns to Tryon Palace

NEW BERN, NC – Sept.29, 2017 Cornhole players are invited to register for the Governor’s Challenge Cornhole Tournament presented by the Home Builders Association of Craven and Pamlico Counties. The Governor’s Challenge Cornhole Tournament will be held Friday, Sept. 29, on the Tryon Palace South...
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Spalding to Examine Food in the U.S. Navy During the Civil War

NEW BERN, NC – Sept. 22, 2017 Tryon Palace will hold a lecture, concert and book signing by Simon Spalding regarding his book “Food at Sea” with an emphasis on food in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War. Author and performer Spalding will present a free lecture-concert in Cullman Performance Hall...
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‘Lanterns on the Lawn: A Family Campout’ Returns to Tryon Palace

NEW BERN, NC - Sept. 16, 2017 Lanterns on the Lawn: A Family Campout returns to Tryon Palace, Sept. 16-17. This family-oriented camping event will be held on the Tryon Palace South Lawn as a fundraising event for the Tryon Palace Foundation. At Lanterns on the Lawn, campers will spend the night on...
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