Members Make a Difference

The Gift of Place

The Bedford Historical Society gives you . . .

  • The beauty, the historic character and the simplicity of the Village.
  • A sense of community with our events and activities.
  • Our promise that we will continue to preserve the past for future generations.

Please make a donation today so that we can keep giving to future generations!



Historic Dates

February 4, 1903

Bedford Station (now Bedford Hills) Fire Department organized

February 5, 1916

Bedford Historical Society incorporated for the purpose of saving Historical Hall

February 16, 1920

Katonah Fire District established

February 26, 1891

Bedford Lawn Tennis Club is organized

February 27, 1852

First meeting of Bedford Farmer's Club






















Le Jardin Francais - Three Thursdays

January 29th, February 19th, March 19th

Take a break from dreary and visit the New York Botanical Garden to enjoy their lecture series highlighting French Gardens. Tickets are $32 for Historical Society members and seating is limited. To learn more, click here. To purchase tickets, contact us at (914) 234 - 9751


History Matters - Saturday, April 11th

"Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Everything"

Presentation & Book Signing with

illustrator, author and designer Maira Kalman

For more information and to RSVP, click here


Annual Meeting - Wednesday, April 22nd

Presentation & Book Signing with

Internationally Renowned Photographer& Bedford Resident William Abranowicz


Gentlemen's Poker Night - Thursday, May 7th

A Night of Texas Hold'em at Historical Hall