Historical Society Lunch & Learn

Carolina Colours Pavilion 3300 Waterscape Way, New Bern

Forgotten Black Soldiers at the Battle of New Bern Presented by Historical Society Historian Claudia Houston The question has been asked many times over the years - did Black soldiers fight at the Battle of New Bern on March 14, 1862? Not possible, right? After all, the US Colored Troops weren't formed until 1863. Though […]

Hallowed Ground Lantern Tour

New Bern Battlefield Park 300 Battlefield Trl, New Bern

Enjoy a guided walk by lantern light along the wooded trails of Battlefield Park and hear first-hand the moving stories of real characters who found themselves in New Bern in 1862. Not a battlefield tour or a program about the Civil War, these are poignant human stories of their experiences, largely based on letters, diaries, […]

Hallowed Ground Lantern Tour

New Bern Battlefield Park 300 Battlefield Trl, New Bern

Enjoy a guided walk by lantern light along the wooded trails of Battlefield Park and hear first-hand the moving stories of real characters who found themselves in New Bern in 1862. Not a battlefield tour or a program about the Civil War, these are poignant human stories of their experiences, largely based on letters, diaries, […]

Battlefield Adventure Day

New Bern Battlefield Park 300 Battlefield Trl, New Bern

Harry Goodman Battlefield Adventure Day is an annual springtime event for the entire family held at the New Bern Battlefield Park, 300 Battlefield Trail. This Saturday event is filled with learning activities and living history. Young recruits and their parents are greeted by reenactors from the 5th, 7th, and 26th NC Regiments, 35th US Colored […]

100th Anniversary of the New Bern Historical Society

North Carolina History Center New Bern

On April 19, 2023, the New Bern Historical Society will be 100 years old! But hitting the century mark does not mean slow and doddering. On the contrary! This lively organization is preparing to spend a whole year in celebration and has released a special 100th Anniversary logo to remind people of all the exciting […]

Heritage Homes Tour

Downtown New Bern New Bern

This self-guided tour includes several very special homes in historic downtown, ranging from glorious to tiny, from 19th century to brand spanking new. These are livable family homes with rich stories and diverse architecture that illustrates New Bern's amazing history. Add artists, live music, gardens in bloom, historical churches, and yummy food trucks to the […]

Heritage Homes Tour

Downtown New Bern New Bern

This self-guided tour includes several very special homes in historic downtown, ranging from glorious to tiny, from 19th century to brand spanking new. These are livable family homes with rich stories and diverse architecture that illustrates New Bern's amazing history. Add artists, live music, gardens in bloom, historical churches, and yummy food trucks to the […]

New Bern Historical Society Golf Tournament

Carolina Colours Golf Club 3300 Waterscape Way, New Bern

Tee It Up Fore History! Enjoy a great day of golf and a fab dinner while supporting the New Bern Historical Society Cost $90 indiv / $360 team Includes green fees, cart, unlimited range balls, terrific prizes ~ and ~ a lavish post-golf dinner at Carolina Colours Pavilion! Extra non-golfer dinner seats available for $30 […]