An observance of the 1st North Carolina Provincial Congress will be held in order to recognize and honor the bravery of the 71 delegates and mark the importance of the 1st NC Provincial Congress in North Carolina and American history, especially for its significance toward the outcome of the American Revolution. A 15-minute procession involving members of the Sons of the American Revolution, Daughters of the American Revolution, St. Johns Masonic Lodge #3, the SAR Color Guard; National Sojourners; Fife & Drum Corps of the North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace, Scouts BSA, Valley of New Bern Scottish Rite and other patriotic and civic organizations will move south on Middle Street from the Centenary United Methodist Church parking lot (crossing Broad Street) to the Colonial Chapel of Christ Episcopal Church.

A one-hour ceremony will be held at the Colonial Chapel Site at Christ Episcopal Church and will include a keynote address provided by Nelson McDaniel, Historian, New Bern Historical Society. The ceremony will conclude with a rendering of honors for the 71 Delegates and Resolves of the 1st North Carolina Provincial Congress.

Dates & Times

August 24, 2024 9:30 am-11:00 am


Corner of Broad & Middle Street
New Bern, NC 28560


New Bern Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution