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On June 16, 1783, Francisco de Miranda visited Tryon Palace. The Venezuelan revolutionary soldier, scholar and world traveler evaded political arrest in Havana, Cuba, by coming to the United States.

On April 8, 1959, the restored Tryon Palace opened to the public.

Experience the traditions of holidays past with us Nov. 19 during a live webcast from Tryon Palace in New Bern.

Happy first day of fall! Autumn is always an amazing time to get out there and explore all the unique outdoor and cultural destinations that the Tar Heel State has to offer.

Photo: From left to right, Tryon Palace director Philippe Lafargue; Sec. Susan Kluttz; state Reps. Bert Jones, Stephen Ross and Michael Speciale; state Sen. Ron Rabin; and state Reps. Larry Pittman, Pat Hurley and Michele Presnell

Though the weather outside was frightful, that didn’t stop Sec. Susan Kluttz from joining a record crowd at Tryon Palace’s delightful Christmas Candlelight event Saturday evening.

Sec. Kluttz with Tryon Palace historic interpreter Haron Beatty in the Palace kitchen


Restoring North Carolina’s eighteenth-century capitol, “Tryon’s Palace,” was a daunting prospect in 1929 to all but a small network of visionary ladies, each with ties to the state’s cultural and historic societies. 

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