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...
Encore! New Bern On the Move

Encore! New Bern On the Move

Images of houses on wheels traveling the streets of New Bern caught everyone’s attention. As the result this presentation sold out quickly in September, so, the New Bern Historical Society is offering it once again. Everyone’s favorite Curator, New Bern native...
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...
Curated ABC Yard Sale!

Curated ABC Yard Sale!

An all outdoor sale featuring a curated selection of our best antiques, furniture, collectibles, art, and tools/outdoor items. Cash or checks only for purchases under $150. Credits cards accepted only for sales of $150 and more. All purchases must be picked up by...