We have updated our website and also have a couple events upcoming. On our website is a listing about more upcoming area history events and projects from March through June. We are truly fortunate to have so many wonderful people and organizations interested in preserving and sharing the rich, cultural heritage of the area from the early times to the present.
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3rd Anniversary Anniversary of The Family History Society of Eastern North Carolina
Film Premiere, Panel Discussion, Remembering Mrs. Ella Jones Bengel Friday, March 15th, 2013, 7:30 pm Orringer Auditorium on the Craven Community College Campus, New Bern, NC We are excited to be partnering with the Craven Community College Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society for the event and to host Mr. Tony D. Bryant as he premieres his short film, "A Living History:The Churches of New Bern" featuring four historic churches.We will also be remembering Mrs. Ella Jones Bengel (1926-2012), the first and only lady Mayor of New Bern, who was also one of the founders of the society, with the special "Song of New Bern" performed by the composer and lyricist, Mrs. Helen Sims Smaw, and led by Ms. Cheryl Arthur Kite. Delicious desserts will be served after the film. The event is Free and Open to the Public. Please see more info link for full the press release.
Plants In the Park! • A Special One Day Garden Expo & Sale Saturday, March 23rd, 2013, 9 am - 4 pm A special one day garden expo and sale by the Craven County Master Gardeners in association with the Family History Society of ENC and the City of New Bern Appearance Commission. Items available include: Summer Bulbs, Perennials, Shrubs, Trees, Palms, Garden Art and Pottery.Future Heritage Park at 300 Pollock Street between New Bern City Hall and Christ Episcopal Church Playground. All proceeds benefit the Heritage Park Project.