Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

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 anything else that was required to make a life of […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

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 anything else that was required to make a life of […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

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 anything else that was required to make a life of […]

Outlander: Spark of the Rebellion

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

From the grounds of the first permanent capital of the colony in New Bern, explore the time-travelling stories from the Outlander books and cable series. In the 2022 Outlander morning tour, The Spark of Rebellion, we walk in the literary footsteps of Colonel James Fraser, his wife Claire, and their family as they journey through […]

Outlander: Storm of Revolution

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

This tour is based upon book 6 of the Outlander series, A Breath of Snow and Ashes, and the corresponding season 6 of the series, The Storm of Revolution. The forces for independence have been unleashed throughout the colonies. Governor Josiah Martin has ordered Claire Fraser to assist him as he plots to stop the Revolutionaries, and Colonel […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

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 anything else that was required to make a life of […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

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 anything else that was required to make a life of […]

Glorious Fourth

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

Come celebrate Independence Day with Tryon Palace! The following commemorative festivities will begin at 9 AM and conclude at Noon, on July 4th: Parade of Fife and Drum Corps and 1st NC Regiment of the Continental Line to the Palace’s South Lawn, followed by a reading of the Declaration of Independence on the Palace’s south […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

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 anything else that was required to make a life of […]

Discover Tryon Palace: Life on the Lesser Stairs

Tryon Palace 529 S Front St., New Bern

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 anything else that was required to make a life of […]