100th Anniversary of the New Bern Historical Society

100th Anniversary of the New Bern Historical Society

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...
Battlefield Adventure Day

Battlefield Adventure Day

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...
Military Through the ages: Rev War through WWII

Military Through the ages: Rev War through WWII

Come learn about some of the many military groups that have evolved throughout history at the NC History Center. Several military reenactmanet units from Tryon Palace and across the state will be onsite representing miltary history from the Revolutionary War through...
Hallowed Ground Lantern Tour

Hallowed Ground Lantern Tour

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...