Events of 2017
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Doris Dibert and Kathy Williams of Everett recently presented the Bedford County Historical Society with a copy of their newly published book, “Descendants of John (Stair) Stayer (1761-1825) and Margaret (1761-1858) of Snake Spring Valley, Bedford Co., PA.” The book was printed in collaboration with Robert A. Longbottom of Mogadore, OH, who provided the information on the nine generations, naming over 5,600 descendants.
Pictured above (l-r): Kathy Williams, Ellen J. Espenshade-Secretary of BCHS and Pioneer Editor, and Doris Dibert.
Nominations for “Historian Of The Year”.
Events of 2016
Book Signing for
“Honoring Our Heroes:
Veterans of Southampton Township”
by Michele Miller
Five of Bedford County`s 4-H groups decorated Christmas trees for the Society`s first ever “Christmas Tree Contest”, held during our Christmas Tea on Saturday, December 10th. The theme was “Down on the Farm”, and the winner was chosen by those attending the tea. A People`s Choice ribbon was given to the winner. Tree #5, the overwhelming favorite, was decorated by the group “Allegheny Foothills”, led by Judy Felix.
BCHS Gun Raffle
Book Signing - “Badger Bravo Six: Wolfhounds in the Midst”
Vietnam Veterans Exhibit
Book Signing - “Full Circle”
Food /New Merchandise Auction
Tour of Independence National Historical Park
Pig Roast and Silent Auction
Book Signing - “A Bowl With Gold Seams”
Plaque Dedication for John Lukens
Bus Tour to Boalsburg, PA
Annual History Banquet
Book Signing - “Gone Fishing”
Farm-to-Table Chef Showcase & Whiskey Rebellion
Bedford County Day
Historian of the Year Nominations