Members Make a Difference

Leave a legacy for the future!

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 today!


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!





















Community Events

Jingle Pass Weekend

Friday & Saturday, December 5th & 6th

Shop local as Village stores and restaurants offer specials and discounts throughout the weekend. The Bedford Store will be open 10 AM - 2PM both days with Colonial toys for children, Bedford-centric gifts, books and more. Historical Society members will receive a 10% discount at the Bedford Store.


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.