2nd Annual New Bern History Quest

Can You Solve a Clue? Then the New Bern Historical Society and Sherlock T. Bear invite you to test your sleuthing skills in their second annual, family friendly outdoor history […]

Heritage Homes Tour

We are survivors! New Bern’s history is a remarkable story of strength and resilience.  Neither hurricanes nor pandemics can erase that history!  Join us as we celebrate the endurance of […]

Harry Goodman Battlefield Adventure Day

Harry Goodman Battlefield Adventure Day, an annual springtime event for the entire family, is Saturday, March 26 at the New Bern Battlefield Park. A day full of learning activities, period […]

Upscale ABC Yard Sale!

Due to weather, the date is changed to SUNDAY MARCH 13. 10am to 4pm. The New Bern Historical Society will hold their next ABC (Attic, Basement, Closet) Yard sale on […]

To Prepare for Sherman’s Coming

On January 29, 1865, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, general-in-chief of the Union army, arrived at the Morehead City Harbor. Grant’s purpose in visiting the coast centered on a broadening […]

Encore! New Bern On the Move

Images of houses on wheels traveling the streets of New Bern caught everyone’s attention. As the result this presentation sold out quickly in September, so, the New Bern Historical Society […]

Living History Display

Have you ever wondered what life was like in your great-grandfather’s time? Here is an opportunity to find out. Re-enactors from the 5th and 7th NC Infantry Regiments will set […]

Curated ABC Yard Sale!

An all outdoor sale featuring a curated selection of our best antiques, furniture, collectibles, art, and tools/outdoor items. Cash or checks only for purchases under $150. Credits cards accepted only for sales […]