Membership Matters

We rely on your membership, fundraisers and the rental of the buildings we own to make our work possible. The Society does not receive local, state or federal funding but with your support we preserve 10 buildings, landmarks open space, offer educational programs, advocate for history and operate two museums.

Please renew, join or make your donation today. Thank you for your support!


Historic Dates

May 13, 1975

Town of Bedford gives School House to the BHS

May 14, 1971

Bedford Riding Lanes Association is incorporated as a descendant of the Private Lanes Association

May 16, 1682

Hop Ground "Plantation" officially becomes known as the town of Bedford by grant of the General Court at Hartford, CT








Events . . . save the dates!

Annual Meeting - May 24th

Profiles in Preservation:

The Restoration of St. Patrick's Cathedral

Wednesday, May 24th at Historical Hall at 6:30pm

RSVP's appreciated here

Memorial Day on the School House Green

Colonial Games & Ice Cream Treats

Summer Solstice - June 24th

White Party at Timberline

You can purchase advance tickets here!

HoppFest - October 21st

Bedford Brew, local bands, hearty foods all under the grand tent on the Green

Saturday, October 21st



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