Stanly-Spaight Duel

When: 09/02/2017 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: New Bern Academy Museum, 508 New St, New Bern, NC 28560, USA

On September 5th, 1802, a prominent New Bern lawyer met his political rival, a former State Governor, in a lethal duel on the streets of New Bern. Step back in time to an era where[...]

When:
09/02/2017 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2017-09-02T16:00:00-04:00
2017-09-02T17:00:00-04:00
Where:
New Bern Academy Museum
508 New St
New Bern, NC 28560
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Tryon Palace
(252) 639-3587

On September 5th, 1802, a prominent New Bern lawyer met his political rival, a former State Governor, in a lethal duel on the streets of New Bern. Step back in time to an era where a man’s personal honor was his most cherished quality and any incursion on this prized value could result in fiery and violent retribution. Watch the drama unfold before your eyes in a gripping reenactment of this fateful day.   

In the event of rain, performances will be moved into the North Carolina History Center’s Cullman Performance Hall.