Bedford County Historical Society

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Bedford County Historical Society
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Address 6441 Lincoln Highway, Bedford, PA 15522
Telephone (814) 623-2011

The Bedford County Historical Society ...


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Underground Railroad Presentation and

Book Signing - August 21, 2010

On Saturday, August 21, the Bedford County Historical Society will host a presentation by Judy Coopey about the Underground Railroad and some of the associated activity in and around Bedford County.

The presentation will be at 2:00pm at the Historical Society building, 6441 Lincoln Hwy, Bedford. Click here for more details. Quilt Show Submissions - September 24 & 25, 2010

We will be accepting quilts for the Annual Quilt Show on September 24 & 25. Judging will take place on September 27. Call for details about entering the "Quilt Challenge." See the next Upcoming Event for the actual Quilt Show for the public. 20th Annual Quilt Show - October 2-10, 2010

The Annual Quilt Show will be open to the public at the Pioneer Library from October 2nd through October 10th. Admission is $2.00. We will hold a raffle for a quilt. Quilt raffle tickets will cost $1.00 each. Ongoing Commemoration of the Civil War

In April 2011, the Bedford County Historical Society and other historical organizations in Bedford County will begin to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. Over the next 5 years until 2015 there will be re-enactments, lectures, exhibits, and events to commemorate our ancestors that fought to preserve the Union. Click here for more details.

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