New Bern Historical Society
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Since 1923 the New Bern Historical Society has been dedicated to sharing the rich history of New Bern, North Carolina. The Historical Society offices are located in the Attmore-Oliver House, c. 1790, in New Bern’s downtown historic district. In addition to offices there is a Civil War display and room installations reflecting life in the mid-19th century. Beautiful heritage gardens and additional historic buildings are located behind the house. The New Bern Historical Society also owns and stewards 30+ acres of the Battle of New Bern’s Civil War battlefield. The New Bern Battlefield Park is located near James City just off of Highway 70 East.