The John Wright Stanly House was built in the 1780s of longleaf pine for John Wright Stanly, a prominent New Bern citizen. The John Wright Stanly House remains one of the best examples of Georgian architecture in the South. more.
The Carraway Garden was named in memory of Gertrude S. Carraway, The North Carolinian of 1962, who led the effort to restore Tryon Palace and served for many years as the first Director of the Tryon Palace Restoration. more.
In mid-August, early on a warm morning before Tryon Palace had officially opened for tours - I wandered the open gardens of the historic district. more.