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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!

The Gingerbread Contest -- See, Vote, Bid to Win!

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Historian Ed Bearss returns

We can't do it without your help

Marks Scholarship applications being accepted

We thank our Ghostwalk sponsors & business partners

Ghostwalk Title Co-Sponsor

Ghostwalk Title Co-Sponsor

Ghostwalk Platinum Sponsors

Jim Hodges, Curator
New Bern Historical Society

Media Sponsor

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Ghostwalk Gold Sponsors

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

Trader Construction Company         Zaytoun Law Firm & Charles K. McCotter, Attorney at Law

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      The Chelsea Restaurant