This Month in New Bern, April 2016

Washington's Southern Tour to New BernOn April 20, 1791, George Washington visited Tryon Palace in New Bern during his Southern Tour. Washington’s visit was warmly received by New Bernians. During his two-day stay, the president dined at Tryon Palace and  also visited many of New Bern’s well-known citizens including John Wright Stanly, John Sitgreaves and Richard Dobbs Spaight.

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Courtesy of This Day in North Carolina History

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