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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!

Upcoming Events & Programs

How did we get here from there?

What's in your closet?

 

March Lunch & Learn

Living History for the Entire Family

April Lunch & Learn

Let Us Serve You!

We thank our generous sponsors & business partners

Jim Hodges, Curator
New Bern Historical Society

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

A Loyal Friend,
Maggie Bagg

Paul & Lois Switzer

Andrew Mylander, D.M.D., P.L.L.C.   New Bern Civic Theatre    RiverTowne Players
Robert Chiles Engineering   Shannon Corr, NC STA Contracting 

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