Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

The Palace often conjures images of the Governors and their families who called the building home. What often is missing from the picture, however, is the number of staff, free and enslaved, who cooked the food, cared for the horses, emptied the chamber pots, and...
Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

The Palace often conjures images of the Governors and their families who called the building home. What often is missing from the picture, however, is the number of staff, free and enslaved, who cooked the food, cared for the horses, emptied the chamber pots, and...
Tryon Palace Candlelight 2022

Tryon Palace Candlelight 2022

This famed North Carolina tradition returns to Tryon Palace in 2022 with beautiful decorations inspired by the four seasons and the tale of a mysterious princess illuminated by the magical glow of candlelight. Candlelight is a site wide event for Tryon Palace that...
Discovering Tryon Palace: Holiday Home Tours

Discovering Tryon Palace: Holiday Home Tours

Join us on a tour of Stanly, Dixon and Commission Houses focused on the decorations and traditions of Christmas past. Matt Arthur, Tryon Palace Living History Coordinator, and Hadley Cheris, Tryon Palace Gardens and Greenhouse Manager, will lead a tour of the first...
Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

The Palace often conjures images of the Governors and their families who called the building home. What often is missing from the picture, however, is the number of staff, free and enslaved, who cooked the food, cared for the horses, emptied the chamber pots, and...