Underground Railroad Symposium

Underground Railroad Symposium

The Underground Railroad-the resistance to enslavement through escape and flight, through the end of the Civil War-refers to the efforts of the enslaved African Americans to escape bondage. Wherever slavery existed, there were efforts to escape. Some of these efforts...
To Prepare for Sherman’s Coming

To Prepare for Sherman’s Coming

On January 29, 1865, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, general-in-chief of the Union army, arrived at the Morehead City Harbor. Grant’s purpose in visiting the coast centered on a broadening military strategy for North Carolina, which in the coming weeks would transform the...
Living History Display

Living History Display

Have you ever wondered what life was like in your great-grandfather’s time? Here is an opportunity to find out. Re-enactors from the 5th and 7th NC Infantry Regiments will set up a full period camp at New Bern Battlefield Park Saturday, Nov. 20 and it will be open to...