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We've been preserving Bedford's historic character for over 100 years without town, state or federal funding. Your membership enables us to preserve 10 buildings and landmarks and open space, offer educational programs and community events and operate two museums.
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Historic Dates

September 3, 1783

John Adams signs Treaty of Paris, ending Revolutionary War

September 28, 1787

Continental Congress sends Constitution to states for ratification

September 29, 1791

First jury trial of a criminal case at the1787 Court House


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Hoppfest - Don't miss out!

Hoppfest - Saturday, October 21st at 6:30PM

A historical twist on Oktoberfest - Bedford Brew, Beer, Wine, Hearty Appetizers, Live Music with DogHouse and a "Lucky Draw" raffle under a grand tent on Bedford's Village Green.

Tickets start at $75 and include a great night on the Green. You can purchase your tickets here!


Upcoming Events

Friday the 13th Gallery Open House

& Walk through Old Burying Grounds

Stop in to The Bedford Store and visit Red Fox Gallery, enjoy light refreshments then take a historical tour of the Old Burying Ground. Begins at 5:30PM at 612 Old Post Road.

2ND SATURDAYS - Guided Walking Tour

History comes to life Saturday, October 14th when you take a guided walking tour of Bedford Village. You'll learn about the original settlers, the Village and the buildings with a visit to the School House & Court House. Free to members, $10/person or $25/family for non-members. To sign up and learn more, click here.


Bedford Museum Open

Fridays & Saturdays from 1 - 3PM

Discover Bedford's past at the Museum and

1787 Court House. You can also pick up a Hunt for History clues book and travel back in time this summer with your family.