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When New Bern's St. Andrew's Chapel voted in 1863 to join the Northern A.M.E. Zion Church, it became the South's first Zion Church. In 1879, the name was changed to St. Peter's. Damaged by a 1922 fire, the church was renovated in 1986.
New Bern's premier architect of the late 19th- and early 20th-centuries was Herbert W. Simpson, whose designs included residences, public buildings, schools, and commercial buildings.
The New Bern Preservation Foundation organized in 1972 with the purpose of saving endangered historic buildings. Howlett summarizes the Foundation's preservation projects, the growth and changes in the Foundation, and current preservation projects.