As Royal Governor Tryon, his family and servants settled into the new completed government house in New Bern in June 1770, there were whispers of rebellion in the colony. Discover the facts versus the fictions of the North Carolina Regulator Movement.

Jamie and Claire Fraser's version of the events which occurred in this colony during 1770 - 1771 have been presented. Tryon Palace invites you to hear the Crown's side of the story. The royal perspective of the actions of the Citizens of North Carolina and the Thirteen Colonies taken from Governor William Tryon's own words. Did all in government agree with Governor Tryon's actions? Were there others treading carefully between lines of the Royal Governor and the Regulators, as James Fraser did? More importantly, should it come to choosing sides, are you a Loyalist, or will you choose to redefine what it means to be a Patriot in America?

Your visit will include a stop to discuss cooking meals, holidays at the Palace, medical treatments of the times plus common illnesses and cures. Traveling onward in history - Which path will Claire & Jamie choose: Loyalty or Liberty?

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Tryon Palace 529 South Front Street
New Bern, NC 28562

(252) 639-3524

Updated August 13, 2021