'Palace Pours: Pumpkins & Pies’ Offers After-Hours Look at History

NEW BERN, NC – Nov. 8, 2017 Tryon Palace will mix history with craft beers during “Palace Pours: Pumpkins & Pies” Wednesday, Nov. 8. The event will be held on the Kitchen Office Patio at the Governor’s Palace at 5:30 p.m. The November Palace Pours will feature samples of pumpkin beers, mulled...
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Tryon Palace’s October Lunch and Learn to Highlight History of Costumes

NEW BERN, NC – Oct. 20, 2017 The tradition of costumes and masquerades throughout the 18 th and 19 th centuries will be the topic of Tryon Palace’s next installment during its monthly Lunch and Learn series. “A History of Costumes” will be held Friday, Oct. 20, at noon in the North Carolina History...
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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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New Bern Woman's Club Dress Unveiled

By Cole Dittmer, Tryon Palace Marketing Specialist Nearly everyone who visits Tryon Palace interacts with at least one of the historic interpreters stationed around the site. Each article of clothing worn by these interpreters is handmade with care in the Tryon Palace Costume Shop and now the New...
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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 to Celebrate Cultural Diversity on Free Day

Tryon Palace will offer free admission to the Governor's Palace, historic homes and gardens during Free Day, held Saturday, Feb. 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This annual event will include free tours of the first floors of the Governor's Palace, Stanly House and Dixon House, as well as a multicultural...
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WinterFeast Offers a Night of Oysters, Brews, Comfort Foods

WinterFeast, the Tryon Palace Foundation's annual oyster roast and fundraising event, returns to the North Carolina History Center Friday, Jan. 29 with a night of oysters, brews and comfort foods. Attendees are invited to enjoy succulent oysters, chowder, shrimp and grits, barbecue, jambalaya and...
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Juice on the Neuse to Offer Wines, Beers from Around the World

Wine and beer festival benefitting Tryon Palace Foundation set for Oct. 17 Dozens of wines, craft beers from all over the world and tasty hors d’oeuvres will be served on New Bern’s picturesque waterfront during the Juice on the Neuse Wine and Craft Beer Tasting. This third annual event will be...
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Tryon Palace Foundation one of 23 nonprofits awarded community grant

The Tryon Palace Foundation was one of 23 nonprofit organizations awarded a grant from the Craven County Community Foundation on Monday, Aug. 24, at the First Citizen’s Bank in New Bern. An affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation, Craven County Community Foundation awarded a total of $...
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Descendants of Gertrude Sprague Carraway Visit Tryon Palace

The descendants of Gertrude Sprague Carraway view special collection items that belonged to Carraway.
The descendants of Gertrude Sprague Carraway view special collection items that belonged to Carraway.
Tryon Palace collections staff show Carraway's scrapbook to her descendants.
Tryon Palace collections staff show Carraway's scrapbook to her descendants.
The Carraway descendants admire the Governor's Palace Council Chamber.
The Carraway descendants admire the Governor's Palace Council Chamber.
The Carraway descendants stop in the Tryon Palace Kitchen Office.
The Carraway descendants stop in the Tryon Palace Kitchen Office.
A historical interpreter demonstrates thread spinning for the descendants of Gertrude Sprague Carraway.
A historical interpreter demonstrates thread spinning for the descendants of Gertrude Sprague Carraway.
On a visit to Tryon Palace Monday, July 27, a group of around 12 descendants of Gertrude Sprague Carraway found evidence of Carraway’s tireless work around every corner. Traveling from California, Ohio and Charlotte, the group was in awe of the place their ancestor had such an...
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