Tryon Palace is a modern reconstruction of the historical colonial royal governors' palace of the Province of North Carolina. It was constructed in the 1950s across the original mansion site located in the city of New Bern, North Carolina. Today it is a State Historic Site. The Palace gardens are also well-renowned. Coordinates: 35°6′20″N 77°2′39″W / 35.10556°N 77.04417°W / 35.10556; -77.04417
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... The gardens at Tryon Palace are carefully maintained year-round, so regardless of when you visit, beauty abounds ... What were the Palace gardens really like? We can only make intelligent guesses about what kind of gardens there might have been surrounding the 18th-century Palace ... Governor Tryon seems to have had little interest in horticulture ...
... Tryon found himself with no income (although he was Lieutenant Governor) ... a house called Russelborough on the Cape Fear River near Brunswick Town was renovated to serve as Tryon's residence while he acted as Lieutenant Governor ... Tryon assumed his position as acting governor when Dobbs died on 28 March 1765 ...
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