Oktoberfest Photos

Thanks to all who joined us at


The extra large tent was filled to capacity as guests joined us for our first Oktoberfest on the Green. Thanks to all who came and to our sponsors and underwriters and all the amazing people, community organizations and companies that made our Education Fundraiser such an success!

You can see photos of the evening here and donate to our Education Fund here. Prosit!


Historical Society Members

Make Preservation Possible!

The Historical Society maintains and/or owns the builidings and landmarks that give Bedford its historic character. Your membership helps us take care of the buildings, offer educational programs and open the museums. Please join or renew and leave a legacy for the future.





















Historical Hall Events

Saturday, 11/8 and Sunday, 11/9

Bedford Antiques Show

While the Historical Society is not offering an Antiques Show this year, dealers from the past along with many new dealers will be at the Hall Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday from 11am to 5pm.


Community Events

Sunday, 11/9 Historical Treasures Walk

Mianus River Gorge

Take a walk with Gorge staff and local experts and discover how the land was used 100 years ago. For more info or to RSVP, click here.


Historic Dates

November 7, 1848

Bedford Station Post Office Opens.

November 10, 1848

"Mt. Kisco" first appears in the revised time table of the Harlem Railroad for the depot originally named "New Castle."

November 27, 1984

The BHS signs a 99 year lease with the Town of Bedford to maintain the Sutton Clock Tower.