Student Volunteers Blog

Student volunteers at Tryon Palace have an opportunity to explore their passions and skills before pursuing higher education and entering the workforce. We encourage our new student volunteers to learn about the history surrounding Tryon Palace. Our new students begin their journey with "Touch and...
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Epiphany Students Volunteer in Tryon Palace Gardens

Students from Epiphany School of Global Studies volunteer in the Tryon Palace Kitchen Garden.
Students from Epiphany School of Global Studies volunteer in the Tryon Palace Kitchen Garden.
Students from Epiphany School of Global Studies volunteer in the Tryon Palace Kitchen Garden.
Students from Epiphany School of Global Studies volunteer in the Tryon Palace Kitchen Garden.
Students from Epiphany School of Global Studies volunteer in the Tryon Palace Kitchen Garden.
Students from Epiphany School of Global Studies volunteer in the Tryon Palace Kitchen Garden.
Students from Epiphany School of Global Studies volunteer in the Tryon Palace Kitchen Garden.
Students from Epiphany School of Global Studies volunteer in the Tryon Palace Kitchen Garden.
Students from Epiphany School of Global Studies volunteer in the Tryon Palace Kitchen Garden.
Students from Epiphany School of Global Studies volunteer in the Tryon Palace Kitchen Garden.
It is the first week back at school for students at the Epiphany School of Global Studies and on Tuesday, Aug. 20, their coursework and classroom took on a different form at Tryon Palace Gardens. Approximately 12 9th grade students in David Siler's class spent the morning volunteering...
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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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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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Fifty years of Tryon Palace Historical Interpreters

More than 50 men and women that have served as Tryon Palace historical interpreters over the past 50 years gathered for a luncheon at The Chelsea in downtown New Bern Wednesday, April 22. The group ranged from those still actively volunteering and others like 99-year-old Elizabeth Midyette, who...
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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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