The New Bern Historical Society (NBHS) was founded in 1923, and for more than 90 years has told the story of New Bern by collecting and preserving artifacts and documents important to our city, publishing scholarship that explores our past, and by implementing educational programs that promote a better understanding of our history and the people who make it.

A 501(c)3 non-profit organization, NBHS relies upon its members and the generosity of individuals, corporations, and foundations to provide needed support for our programs and operations.  Please join us in preserving and sharing New Bern's rich past by making a contribution today.

Choose to support us through membership, annual giving, planned giving, adding to our collections, and/or volunteering.

For more information, or to make a donation, please contact the Historical Society.




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