New Bern Battlefield Park
Guided tours of the New Bern Battlefield Park are $5 per person and can be arranged by appointment when calling the Historical Society office, 252-638-8558. If you are active duty military and interested in a guided tour call the Historical Society office for a special discount. A self- guided pamphlet tour of the battlefield can be downloaded or picked up at the battlefield. In late spring of 2015, the Historical Society will have completed the battlefield’s History Walk which will include more than 30 interpretive signs and an orientation plaza.
The Attmore-Oliver House is open to the public, September-June 10:00am-4:00pm, M-F, and July-August 10:00am-4:00pm, M-Th and 10:00am-1:00pm F. There is a self-guided pamphlet tour of the Attmore-Oliver House and its Civil War exhibit. Click on Attmore-Oliver House self-guided tour to download the tour.
Our Day Trip group travels throughout eastern North Carolina; the trips (two per year, one in the fall and spring) combine learning with fun, food and companionship!
There are weekly tours of Cedar Grove Cemetery Saturdays at 4:00pm, April-November through our partnership with Questers International. Tours of Cedar Grove Cemetery are $10 and paid at the cemetery entrance upon arrival. All proceeds go to the Earl of Craven – Questers, a local branch of Questers International. 100% of the proceeds are used to preserve Cedar Grove Cemetery. Questers International is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization.