We Bring History to Life!

We love New Bern and its amazing history. Since 1923, we have been celebrating and promoting New Bern's rich heritage through events and education. The Society is a nonprofit, member-supported organization. 

We invite you to discover us today!

Upcoming Events & Programs

Annual Civil War Presentation

Premiers January 23!

February Lunch & Learn

Special Presentation

We thank our generous sponsors & business partners

Cotten Funeral Home

Jim Hodges, Curator
New Bern Historical Society

Zaytoun Law Firm &
Charles K. McCotter, Jr
Attorney at Law

Shannon Corr
NC STA Contracting

Ghostwalk Gold Sponsors

Andrew Mylander, D.M.D., P.L.L.C.   New Bern Civic Theatre RiverTowne Players   Robert Chiles Engineering 

Ghostwalk Silver Sponsors

BB&T     Creekside Cabinets     Galley Stores     Ghosts of New Bern Walking Tours     Gregory Poole Marine     Harmony House Inn     Kelvin Kestner     Melvin Kestner Mitchell Hardware      Poor Charlie's Flea Market & Antiques      Soo's Chocolate & Bakery