New Bern History 101

by Edward Barnes Ellis

Non Fiction: Historical 


"Entertaining, funny, highly readable!"

Presented here are the essential facts of North Carolina's colonial capital. The writing style makes it easily digestible for the natives, newcomers, and visitors.

Here's what you'll discover in New Bern History 101:

  • Why New Bern bears stick out their tongues
  • Once and for all, what a Palatine is
  • Where all the local Indians went
  • The Richard Dobbs Spaight autopsy
  • How New Bern and sideburns are connected
  • The ghost Baron DeGraffenried saw
  • The explosive cabbage of Tryon Palace
  • How Pepsi's inventor lost his company
  • Why and how the Yankees took New Bern
  • The local treasures unearthed in Venezuela