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Thursday, August 16, 6:30 pm
Encore presentation! “New Tales of Espionage in Civil War Craven County”
Historian and author Eddie Ellis will entertain and enlighten with exciting new information about local spies, secrets, and shenanigans during the Civil War. August 16 at 6:30 pm. Cost is $10 per person. No meal is provided.
Wednesday, September 16, 11:30 am
“Historic Riverside: New Bern's First Suburb”
Presented by Tim Thompson
Join Riverside resident and history enthusiast Tim Thompson as he presents images and stories ranging from the Civil War to Roper Mill to Maola Ice Cream. All in Riverside, New Bern’s first suburb and a locally designated historic district. The cost is $17 for Historical Society members and $22 for non-members; a delicious Chelsea lunch is included.
Wednesday, October 10, 11:30 am
"Admiral Farragut: The New Bern & Spanish Connections"
Presented by RADM Jay DeLoach
DAMN THE TORPEDOES! Did you know that Admiral David Farragut is connected to Eastern North Carolina and that his father was a Spanish immigrant who fought in the American Revolution? Rear Admiral Jay DeLoach, former Director of the US Naval History & Heritage Command will illuminate the lesser-known but fascinating history of this famous Civil War Naval hero. The cost is $17 for members and $22 for non-members; a delicious Chelsea lunch is included.