Activities and News
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Tour To The Valley Forge National Park & The Site Of The Paoli Massacre
May 8, 2014
The Bedford County Historical Society is sponsoring a bus tour to the Valley
Forge National Park & the site of the Paoli Massacre on Thursday, May 8, 2014.
The bus will depart the Bedford Walmart parking lot at 7:00 am and we will stop for
breakfast at the Middlesex Diner in Carlisle. Then, we will tour the park
beginning at about 11:00 am, with a tour guide from American Heritage
Landmark Tours. After touring the park, we will have a late lunch (you are
responsible for your meal) at the General Warren Inne, and should return to
Bedford around 7:00 pm.
To make reservations or for more information, contact the Society at (814) 623-
2011 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost is $70 for members
and $75 for non-members; the fee includes bus, admission, and tour guide fees.
You are responsible for all meals. Payment is due when making reservations.
Seats will go fast, so call us as soon as you can.
America's Past Preserved
The Bedford County Historical Society is hosting its first ever 18th Century Artisan
Show & Conference on Friday, April 11th from 12 pm to 8 pm & Saturday, April 12th from 9 am to 5 pm. Handmade crafts
and goods of Colonial America will be presented to you by the craftspeople who make them.
Throughout the event there will be demonstrations and talks about the different crafts. There will be paintings, floorcloths,
bent wood boxes, engraved silver, leather work, powder horns, furniture, jewelry, copper ware, pottery, fraktur,
The Show will be held at the Hall at Kinton`s Knob (Bedford County Historical Society, 2nd floor); parking
and entrance in the rear. Admission is $2 per person; children 6 & under are free. For more information or to see a
sampling of the crafts, stop by the Society, 6441 Lincoln Hwy or call (814)623-2011.