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New Executive Director Named for Tryon Palace

Monday, January 8, 2018

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources has selected William J. McCrea, a veteran department employee, as the new executive director of Tryon Palace in New Bern. McCrea has been serving as interim director of Tryon Palace since March of this year.

New Bern Honors First Native-Born Governor Richard Dobbs Spaight

Friday, March 25, 2016

In commemoration of his birthday, and many contributions to the formation of the State of North Carolina and the United States, Richard Dobbs Spaight will be honored Friday, March 25, with a proclamation declaring March 25, 2016 Richard Dobbs Spaight Day in New Bern.

Kelly Alexander Named Executive Director at N.C. Transportation Museum

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Secretary Susan Kluttz, N.C. Department of Cultural Resources (NCDCR), today announced that Kelly Alexander has been selected as the new executive director of the N.C. Transportation Museum. Kelly has been on staff at the Transportation Museum for more than 25 years and is well equipped to lead the museum into the future.

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