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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

The Bedford County Historical Society will be closed Wednesday November 22nd through Friday November 24th to celebrate Thanksgiving with our families and friends.

Upcoming Events

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Need to get away? Tickets are still available for the Bedford County Historical Society’s Vacation Raffle. Tickets are $20 each, and the winning ticket will be drawn at the Society’s Christmas Tea on Saturday, December 2. The vacation package is for a 7 Day Western Caribbean Cruise for 2 on March 10-17, 2018. For tickets or more information, call the Society at (814)623-2011, email, or stop in, 6441 Lincoln Hwy, Bedford.

Historian of the Year
Barb Miller

Historian of the Year

Quilt Show Winners

Pioneer Challenge Winner

Theme: Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend
1st Place: Rebecca Shaffer, Bedford, PA “Diamonds”

EST OF SHOW Hand Quilted

BEST OF SHOW Hand Quilted
Sandra Millin, Confluence, PA,

Part of the research area.

BEST OF SHOW Machine Quilted
Libby Goulionis, Hollidaysburg, PA,
“Hole in the Wall”

Judges Choice

Shelvy Woy, Everett, PA,
“Sew Cute Critters” Baby Quilt

Peoples Choice

Geraldine Stevey, Everett, PA,
“Floral Garden”