New Bern Firemen’s Museum – New Bern, NC

The New Bern Firemen’s Museum showcases New Bern, NC’s rich firefighting history.

The department moved out of the original fire station in 2000, but that wasn’t the end of the road for the historic building.

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The Bear Town Bears – New Bern, NC

New Bern, North Carolina is the birthplace of Pepsi and home of the bears, lots and lots of bears. They’ve been a fixture in the city since it was settled.

Bern is the old German word for bear. So, it’s only fitting that New Bern is also known as Bear Town.

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