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The Bedford County Historical Society is seeking volunteers to
help with this year’s Quilt Show & Challenge held during Fall Foliage.
We need volunteers to assist
with registration on September 29 & 30, set-up for the Show during the week before
October 7, and tear down on October 15. The Society will hold a meeting at their
location, 6441 Lincoln Hwy, Bedford, on Friday, September 8, at 1:30 pm for anyone
interested in volunteering.
For more information, please contact the Society at (814) 623-2011, email
firstname.lastname@example.org, or stop by the Society.
Raffle Quilt for the 'Quilt Challenge'
“HONOR ABIDES HERE” is the 2017 raffle quilt for the Bedford County Historical Society. 'Calico Quilters' of Blair County pieced the quilt and Libby Goulionis quilted it. This quilt has won four awards. First Place in the Historical Society Quilt Show. First Place in the Redbud Quilt Show in Huntingdon PA. Second Place in the Schoolhouse Quilters Quilt Show in Cumberland MD and best longarm machine quilting. Raffle tickets are available by calling the Historical Society at 814-623-2011
Edward Northcraft: a Revolutionary War Story by Betty Ledbetter Skousen and Shirley Ledbetter Fee
This book is about a 17-year-old young man who joined General George Washington`s army to fight the British during the Revolutionary War. It includes descriptions of his injuries, battles, victories, and defeats. This book includes, in addition, history and genealogy of the Northcraft, Buxton, and Trail families.