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we bring history to life

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New & Noteworthy!

we bring history to life

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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?

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February Lunch & Learn

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February Lunch & Learn

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This Month in New Bern History

This Month in New Bern History – May 2022

By Mickey Miller | May 18, 2022

Another New Bern First by Claudia Houston, Historian, New Bern Historical Society On May 14, 1845, the Atlantic Fire Company No. 1 was organized […]

This Month in New Bern History – April 2022

By Mickey Miller | April 22, 2022

A Reason to Celebrate by Claudia Houston, Historian, New Bern Historical Society “We today are so immersed in – and blasé about – technology […]

This Month in New Bern History — March 2022

By Mickey Miller | March 13, 2022

In Celebration of Women’s History Monthby Claudia Houston, Historian, New Bern Historical Society This month marks the 160th anniversary of the first Battle of […]

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