History, Mystery, Clues & Fun!
Join the Historical Society & Sherlock T. Bear in the first annual
Test your sleuthing skills in this all new, family-friendly outdoor scavenger hunt!
Saturday, June 5
10am - 4pm
Starting & ending at
New Bern Battlefield Park*
300 Battlefield Trail
rain date June 6**
Meet at 10 am at New Bern Battlefield Park, where you’ll receive clues to a series of challenging quests. Hop in your car and follow the clues to find historical places in and around New Bern.
Whether you're a native or a newcomer, you’ll be amazed at what you'll learn about our past!
Each team needs a vehicle, a smart phone, and a pen. Correctly complete all of the quests and you'll be eligible for the great prizes and -- of course -- bragging rights!
Registration fee is $20 per carload, with a maximum of 6 per vehicle. Teams may be adults, children, or mixed.
Advance registration for this event has ended. Please call the office at 252.638.8558 to see if there are any spaces available.
*New Bern Battlefield Park is located at 300 Battlefield Trail, four miles SE of downtown New Bern, just inside the entrance to Taberna subdivision.
**History Quest will only be postponed for heavy rain, thunderstorms, or high winds, not for light or intermittent rain. Check our Facebook page for any weather update.