The New Bern Historical Society is dedicated to sharing the rich history of New Bern, NC and has been doing so since 1923. The Historical Society offices are located in the Attmore-Oliver House, c. 1790, in New Bern’s historic district. In addition to offices there is a Civil War display and room installations reflecting life in the mid-19th century. Beautiful historic gardens are located behind the house. The New Bern Historical Society also owns and stewards 30+ acres of the Battle of New Bern’s Civil War battlefield. The New Bern Battlefield Park is located near James City just off of Highway 70 East.
John Louis Taylor, the first North Carolina Supreme Court chief justice, died January 29, 1829. Prior to being elected as the first North Carolina Supreme Court chief justice in 1818, he served two decades as a Superior Court judge in New Bern and seven years as Superior Court ‘chief justice’ in Raleigh. More information
Morgan’s Tavern & Grill
Robert M. Chiles, PE
Ward & Smith, PA