We Built This at Tryon Palace in New Bern

New Bern, NC
Monday, April 3 - Sunday, July 23

We Built This: Profiles of Black Architects and Builders

Tryon Palace (529 S. Front Street, New Bern, NC 28562)
April 3, 2023 – July 23, 2023

This traveling exhibit, presented by Preservation North Carolina, highlights the stories of those who constructed and designed many of North Carolina’s most treasured historic sites. Spanning more than three centuries, We Built This provides more than two dozen personal profiles and historic context on key topics including slavery and Reconstruction; the founding of Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Black churches; Jim Crow and segregation; and the rise of Black politicians and professionals.

Exhibit is located in the Gateway Gallery History Center.

Monday-Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 12pm-5pm

Admission is FREE