Historic Downtown District (New Bern, NC)

By Homer Ray, Eastern NC Homes
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Downtown New Bern, NC Tour: A Runner's Perspective Runners usually have a couple of favorite routes that they enjoy running/walking, that have certain distances, conditions, safety levels etc.  Sometimes you just want to mix it up a bit and not see the same thing every day.  I'm that way as a run...

By Homer Ray, Eastern NC Homes
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New Bern has the distinction of being the first capital of North Carolina and is the second oldest town in the state. Governor William Tryon had "Tryon Palace" constructed  between 1767-1770. Tryon Palace was the first state capital building but was destroyed by fire in 1798.  The current Tryon P...

By Homer Ray, Eastern NC Homes
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Last week I had the pleasure of showing homes listed for sale in the downtown historic district of New Bern.  It was picture perfect weather, a"bluebird" kind of day! The first stop was the John Horner Hill House located on Pollock Street, not far from Tryon Palace.  This home was built somewhere...
The Downtown Historic area saw ten homes sell in the last twelve months, through Feb  29, 2008.  Median sales price $200,000,  Average price $198,000.  Average days on market  131. $40-0-59K     2 $140-159K    3 $160-179K    1 $200-249K   2 $300-399K   1 $400-499k   1 Prices can range from 30,000...

By Homer Ray, Eastern NC Homes
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New Bern North Carolina currently has 4 designated historic districts. The largest, the downtown district consists of a 56 square block area entered into the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.  This area is subject to locally designated exterior alteration control measures through the ...

By Homer Ray, Eastern NC Homes
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The New Bern Historic Homes and Gardens tour will be held April 11-12, 2008 in New Bern, N.C. from 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Call 252-638-8558 for tour ticket prices and additional information. Come see some outstanding historic properties in the downtown area.  The tour is sponsored by the New Bern Histor...
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