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Bedford County Historical Society, Inc.

6441 Lincoln Highway, Bedford, PA 15522
Phone: (814) 623-2011
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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

have visited our site since Feb 12 2014.

Activities and News

Closed - July 25th

The Bedford County Historical Society will be closed July 25th to get ready for the Silent Auction & Pig Roast.

Silent Auction & Pig Roast
July 26, 2014

The Bedford County Historical Society is holding a Pig Roast & Silent Auction on Saturday, July 26, 2014, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm at the Society, 2nd Floor. Doors will open at 5:30 pm for the Silent Auction. Parking and entrance are in the rear.

Advance tickets are $15.00 each, and tickets purchased at the door will be $20.00 each. Take out only are $15.00 each.

Many items and gift certificates have been donated from local businesses, as well as by members. We have received donations from: the Altoona Curve, the Philadelphia 76ers, the Pittsburgh Steelers, Denny`s, Burger King, Jean Bonnet Tavern, Old Bedford Village, Saxton Station Pharmacy, Ed`s Steakhouse, Fisher`s Country Store, Lakemont Park, and many more. This is just a small sampling of what we are auctioning.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call (814)623-2011 or email


New Obituaries Added

Additional Obituaries have been added to our files. To view the obituary indexes and purchase information, browse the `Genealogy Research' area in the Menu on the left.

Volunteers Needed

Have you recently retired or found yourself at loose ends? The Society needs a few more volunteers to work one Saturday a month. Please give us a call at (814) 623-2011.