CSS Neuse


The CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center Will Begin Charging April 1

KINSTON, NC March 30, 2015 – The CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center will start charging admission on April 1. The museum is bringing information on the ironclad’s construction, transportation and commercial practices, along with the region’s Civil War history to the public. The small admission fee will offset maintenance costs and […]


Civil War Medicine and Surgery Display at CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center Aug. 9

KINSTON, NC July 28, 2014 – CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center will present “Civil War Surgery & Medicine” examining medicine and surgery at home and on the battlefield during the Civil War. The origins of modern triage practices can be traced back to the difficult choices made on the battlefield. […]


U.S. Colored Troops Present the Honor Guard at 13th Amendment Exhibit at CSS Neuse Interpretive Center

KINSTON, NC June 9, 2014 – The members of Kinston’s 37th United States Colored Troops Infantry Regiment re-enactor group will post the colors for the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources’ exhibit of the 13th Amendment to the US Constitution Saturday, June 21, at the new CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center […]


Underwriter Expedition Symposium and Naval Living History at CSS Neuse Feb. 1

KINSTON, NC January 8, 2014 – The CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center will host the USS Underwriter Expedition Symposium and Navy Living History Saturday, Feb. 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The program will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Underwriter Expedition. Registration is now open until Jan. 24 and […]


Deck the Halls at the CSS Neuse Dec. 14

KINSTON, NC December 10, 2013 – Join us at the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center in decking the halls in traditions of Christmas past Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Santa will arrive at 1 p.m. after the Kinston Christmas Parade. Visit with Santa and learn about Christmas Traditions […]


Volunteers Needed at the CSS Neuse and Gov. Caswell Memorial

KINSTON, NC October 30, 2013 – Make your place in history! Volunteer at the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center and the Gov. Richard Caswell Memorial State Historic Site. Outgoing people with an interest in history are needed to assist at both sites. Volunteering is a great way to meet […]


“They Fought Like Demons” Examines Women in the Civil War

KINSTON – They were no shrinking violets, the women who took up arms to join the fray during the Civil War. “They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers of the American Civil War” will be presented on Aug. 11 in this summer’s final 2nd Saturdays program for the CSS Neuse/Caswell Memorial. […]


CSS Neuse Moves to Downtown Kinston

KINSTON – After many years of planning and preparation, the CSS Neuse will move to its new climate controlled home in downtown Kinston on Saturday, June 23.  The 141 foot remains of the vessel will be loaded onto moving dollies at sunrise to begin the short journey from Vernon Avenue to downtown.  […]