Philip's walk will officially start at Union Point in New Bern May 11 and reach Durham May 22 and Duke Homestead May 23, during the site's Bull Fest program. Programs at communities on the route will allow them to commemorate local history as well. The journey will progress as follows:

May 10

New Bern, 3 p.m. Ceremonial opening at the Commission House 

May 11

New Bern, 9 a.m. Walk begins from Union Point

Cove City, 6 p.m. Ceremonies at Cove City Public Library


May 12

Kinston, 5 p.m. Federal check point activity, Harriet's Chapel on Battlefield Site

Kinston, 7 p.m. Reception with veteran's and other guests - closed

May 13

Kinston, 8:30 a.m. Breakfast at CSS Neuse with officials - closed

Kinston, 10 a.m. Visiand 8thgrade students at Arendall Parrot Academy

Kinston, 1 p.m. Visit with 4th grade students at Contentnea School

Kinston, 2:15 p.m. Tour of CSS Neuse II

Kinston, 2:45 p.m. Visit Military Walk of Honor

Kinston, 3:15 p.m. Visit Maplewood Cemetery-Mass Confederate Burial Site

Kinston, 4 p.m. Visit Memorial Site of the Kinston Battlefield

Kinston, 7 p.m. Dinner at Olivia's - ticketed event for public


May 14

Seven Springs, 5 p.m. Cliffs of the Neuse State Park camping


May 15

Goldsboro, 2 p.m. Goldsboro Bridge Battlefield camping

May 16

Princeton, 4 p.m. Wreath-laying at Veteran's Memorial

May 17

Smithfield, 6 p.m. Reception/Tour of Confederate Monument-Wreath-laying.

May 18

Clayton, 4 p.m. Arrive at Smith-Compton House.

Clayton, 6 p.m. Veteran's Ceremony

Clayton, 7 p.m. Town Square program


May 19

Clayton, 8:30 a.m. Wreath placement at Clayton Yellow Jackets Monument (veteran's burial site)

Raleigh, 7 p.m. UDC hosted dinner - closed


May 20

Raleigh, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Brown will be on the west side of the State Capitol to talk with school groups and the public. 

Raleigh, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Brown will be at Mordecai Historic Park for a campfire talk. 

May 21

Morrisville, 3:30 p.m. After School program. 

Morrisville, 6:30 p.m. Ceremonies, Ernie Dollar speaks

May 22

Durham, 6 p.m. Ceremony with dignitaries at American Tobacco Campus

May 23

Durham, 11 a.m. Arrive at Duke Homestead for Bullfest Program. Welcome home, live music, dance lessons, local arts and crafts vendors, food, hands on history.