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New & Noteworthy!

we bring history to life

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New & Noteworthy!

we bring history to life

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Homes deemed “unsafe or unsanitary” by the New Bern Housing Authority
Homes deemed “unsafe or unsanitary” by the New Bern Housing Authority

The History of Craven Terrace

Taking advantage of Roosevelt’s New Deal, the New Bern Housing Authority (NBHA) assisted the city in acquiring land for two new public housing projects. Dwellings in White areas (Trent Court) could house only White tenants; the same was true in African American neighborhoods (Craven Terrace). Click below to learn more about New Bern’s only African American public housing project:

Craven Terrace, Panel 1: Public Housing

Craven Terrace, Panel 2: A New Beginning

Craven Terrace, Panel 3: A Home at Craven Terrace

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