First and Foremost, New Bern Is Second to None

2017-12-20T13:22:34-05:00September 20th, 2017|Blog|

It's evident the City of New Bern is one of pride, community spirit and friendly people. However, I had no idea New Bern was a place of firsts! As you drive, bike or walk through the city, you are likely to come upon two of them. I was in a gardener's dream at the Tryon Palace Gardens. Did you know New Bern was the site of the first capitol building for North Carolina? Tryon Palace was commissioned under Governor Tryon, and in 1771 it opened. During the Revolutionary War, the palace was burned to the ground. This tragedy, coupled