New Bern History: A Lecture and Discussion Series
The Lifetime Learning Center is pleased to announce the continuation of the New Bern History lecture series. Our goal is to engage the broader community and expand the understanding of, and the engagement in, the fascinating history of New Bern
The presentations will take place on Wednesday afternoons at 2 p.m. in the Cullman Performance Hall at the North Carolina History Center, downtown New Bern. The programs will be offered free to the public, and all with an interest are welcome to join us. If you are planning to attend, please register for the programs here.
2024 Schedule of Events
January 17: New Bern Maritime History - Speaker: Tom McGraw
January 31: Barbour Builds Better Boats: The Place of Barbour Boatworks Inc. in the Material Culture of New Bern - Speaker: Susie Rivenbark Perry
February 14: The New Bern Resolves - Speaker: Bob Ainsley
February 28: New Bern in the American Revolution - Speaker: Lindy Cummings, Research Historian at Tryon Palace
March 13: Celebrating 250 years of Independence - 2026 will mark the United States’ semi-quincentennial. A variety of organizations will share their plans to celebrate our country’s 250th anniversary. Learn how you can get involved.