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Bedford County Historical Society, Inc.

6441 Lincoln Highway, Bedford, PA 15522
Phone: (814) 623-2011
Email: bedfordhistory@embarqmail.com
Webmaster - K. Aldred: kaldred@bellsouth.net

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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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BCHS is Accepting
Nominations for `Historian Of The Year`

The Bedford County Historical Society is seeking nominations for `Historian of the Year` for 2014. The nominee will be honored at the Annual History Banquet on Saturday, April 25, 2015 held at the Hall at Kinton`s Knob.

CRITERIA: Contestant - Any Resident/Group/Citizen of Bedford County or Member of the Historical Society of Bedford County.

QUALIFICATIONS: Involved in the past year (2014) with the history of Bedford County through research, restoration, writing, collection, preservation, etc. This may be a cumulative work over a period of years, but it needs to have been finished, accomplished, or completed in 2014.

Please submit nominations in the form of a letter or essay stating why you feel the nominee is worthy of this title. Please send nominations no later than January 23, 2015 c/o Chairperson `Historian of the Year` Committee, Bedford County Historical Society, 6441 Lincoln Highway, Bedford, PA 15522.