New Bern Is Easy to Bear in Mind

2017-08-30T22:43:49-04:00August 14th, 2017|Blog|

As trite as this may sound, the first time I visited New Bern, North Carolina, I knew this was a special place. There are many words to describe the character of the city—historic, modern, charming, eclectic, welcoming, quiet and active. These descriptives may seem to be somewhat contradictory, yet that's why New Bern is so unique. This was the first bear I encountered on my initial visit to New Bern. The city’s uniqueness became very evident when I came upon my first Bear. No, not the real kind, thank goodness. It was a themed statue named “Bearon de Graffenreid,”