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The mission of the Bedford County Historical Society is to document, preserve, protect and promote the history and heritage of Bedford County, Pennsylvania.

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250th Anniversary

Activities and News

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Farm to Table
March 29th
2pm to 5pm
America's Past Preserved

BCHS is co-sponsoring “Farm to Table”. Get your tickets at BCHS or at the Bedford County Chamber of Commerce.

America's Past Preserved
Colonial Artisans & Artists Show & Conference
Friday April 10th from 12pm to 8pm
Saturday April 11th from 9am to 5pm
America's Past Preserved America's Past Preserved

The Bedford County Historical Society is hosting an 18th Century Artisan Show & Conference on Friday, April 10, 12 pm to 8 pm & Saturday, April 11, 9 am to 5 pm. Hand-made crafts and goods of Colonial America will be presented to you by the craftspeople who make them. There will be paintings, floorcloths, bent wood boxes, engraved silver, leather work, powder horns, furniture, jewelry, copper ware, pottery, fraktur, and more.

The Show will be held at the Hall at Kinton`s Knob (BHCS, 2nd floor); parking and entrance in the rear. Admission is $2 per person; children 6 & under are free. There will be refreshments for sale both days. For more information or to see a sampling of the crafts, stop by the Society, 6441 Lincoln Hwy, Bedford, or call (814)623-2011.

America's Past Preserved

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30th Annual History Banquet
April 25, 2015
Caboose Wayne Fluke Restored

The Bedford County Historical Society will be holding its Annual History Banquet on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at 6:00 pm at the Hall at Kinton`s Knob (BCHS, 2nd floor). Ron Morgan will be speaking about “History of Broad Top Area”, and we will be honoring Wayne Fluke as the Historian of the Year for his restoration of the Caboose at the Everett Train Station. Tickets are $25 each.

For tickets or more information, contact the Society at (814)623-2011, email, or stop in at 6441 Lincoln Hwy, Bedford.