Ed Bearss Annual Lecture
Sunday, January 8, 2:00 pm
Cullman Performance Hall, NC History Center at Tryon Palace
Sorry you missed it! 2016 Lecture:
Civil War Historian, Ed Bearss, returns to New Bern
Robert E Lee’s Lieutenant Generals
Sunday, January 10, 2016, 2:00pm
Cullman Performance Hall, NC History Center
Civil War historian Ed Bearss, an American treasure, will appear in New Bern on Sunday, January 10, 2016. His tenth annual presentation will be Robert E Lee’s Lt Generals. Held at 2:00pm at Cullman Performance Hall in the NC History Center, the lecture will be a donation of $10 with all proceeds going to support the New Bern Battlefield Park.
Ed Bearss is a United States Marine Corps veteran of World War II, a military historian, an author known for his work on the American Civil War and World War II eras, and a popular tour guide of historic battlefields. He served as Chief Historian of the National Park Service from 1981 to 1994 and is now Chief Historian Emeritus.
He continues to share his vast knowledge. Civil War students clamor to hear him speak. In his 90’s, Bearss leads numerous tours as many as 200 days per year—around the United States, the Pacific, and Europe. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear this amazing man.
To reserve a seat or for additional information, please call the New Bern Historical Society at 252-638-8558. This lecture is presented by the New Bern Historical Society in partnership with the New Bern Civil War Round Table and Tryon Palace.