52,560,000 minutes

of preservation and counting . . .

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and be part of something timeless!


Centennial Capital Campaign

Be part of something that's bigger than all of us. Learn more about the Past, Present and Future

of Bedford's historic character.



Remarks & Photos from February 5th Centennial Kick Off & Celebration


See photos from all events

Check out our online photo album



Read about our 100 years in Alex Shoumatoff's story in Bedford Magazine!





Centennial Celebration

Centennial Ball

Saturday 5/21/2016

Celebrate 100 years in style at the Centennial Ball with a champagne stroll through the Village sponsored by Pernod Ricard, cocktails, a 4 course dinner by Bedford's own Rafael Palomino and dancing under the stars to the Hal Prince Band.

Limited tickets are available by calling us at 914.234.9751. You can also make a donation to support this "once in your lifetime" event.


Hunt for History

Kick Off - Wednesday, June 8th

Finale - Saturday, September 10th



Historic Dates

May 13, 1975

Town of Bedford gives School House to the BHS

May 16, 1682

Hop Ground "Plantation" officially becomes known as the Town of Bedford

May 30, 1901

Vice President Theodore Roosevelt speaks at the dedication of the Montefiore Hospital in Bedford Hills