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 – January 2023

By Mickey Miller | January 6, 2023

Starting the New Year with a Bang!by Claudia Houston, Historian, New Bern Historical Society In April 2023, the New Bern Historical Society will celebrate […]

A Very Special Christmas Tree

By Mickey Miller | December 22, 2022

It is Wednesday and the first day of winter, but more than that, it’s time for “What’s in the Attic with Jim?” Do you […]

This Month in New Bern History – December 2022

By Mickey Miller | December 7, 2022

Two Small Sparks, One Great Fire: What a Difference a Day Makes by Claudia Houston, Historian, New Bern Historical Society Friday, December 1, 1922, […]

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