Your Membership Matters

The Gift of Place

The Bedford Historical Society gives you . . .

  • The beauty, the historic character and the simplicity of the Village.
  • A sense of community with our events and activities.
  • Our promise that we will continue to preserve the past for future generations.

Please make a donation today so that we can keep giving to future generations!


Historic Dates

March 2, 1946

BHS acquires the Jackson House

March 16, 1972

BHS purchases the Post Office and

Lounsbery Building

March 19, 1681

Original "proprietors" meet to lay out house lots, Village Green and the Old Burying Ground
























History Matters - Saturday, April 11th

"Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Everything." Presentation & Book Signing with

illustrator, author and designer Maira Kalman

To read the latest about Ms. Kalman in the "New York Times," click here.

For more information and to RSVP, click here


Annual Meeting - Wednesday, April 22nd

"A Year in the Mianus River Gorge," Presentation & Book Signing with Internationally Renowned Photographer& Bedford Resident William Abranowicz. To RSVP, click here.


Gentlemen's Poker Night

Thursday, May 21st

A Night of Texas Hold'em at Historical Hall with Dinner, Drinks and Prizes. To purchase your tickets, click here.