248th Anniversary of the New Bern Resolves, Colonial Chapel, New Bern NC

August 27, 2022 / 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
New Bern Chapter, NC-SAR
320 Pollock St, New Bern, NC 28560, USA

248th New Bern Resolves

The New Bern Chapter-SAR, Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter-DAR, Christ Episcopal Church, North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace, St. Johns Masonic Lodge #3 and the National Sojourners, Inc. invite all to join us for a commemoration ceremony to honor the 248th Anniversary Observance of the 1st North Carolina Provincial Congress and signing of the New Bern Resolves, which was held in New Bern during 25-27 August 1774.

The Keynote Speaker for the ceremony will be Sarah Koonts, NC State Archivist, NC Office of Archives and History.

The event will be in person, Saturday August 27th. Check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. across the street from the Centenary United Methodist Church parking lot located next to the US District Court House at 413 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560.

The event procession will begin at 9:45 a.m. at the Centenary United Methodist Church parking lot.

The Ceremony will begin at approximately 10:00 a.m. at the (outdoor) Colonial Chapel of Christ Episcopal Church, 320 Pollock Street New Bern NC, 28560.

There will be a STATIC  ONLY (no color guard or Greetings/Wreath Presentation options) Zoom session for anyone wishing to view the procession and ceremony.

Online registration for the event, which includes:

  1. Registration to receive the link for the STATIC ONLY Zoom session
  2. Sign-up for those wishing to bring greetings (IN-PERSON, National & State level only)
  3. Sign-up for those wishing to present a wreath/render honors (IN-PERSON, all levels)
  4. Sign-up for those wishing to participate in the event Color Guard

…can be found at: https://forms.gle/bmUj4iuBLEQLx3Aw8

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