Coming Events

Wednesday, July 23rd - 4 to 5pm

The ABC's of Honeybees - Free Event offered by the Bedford Library and Historical Society

Gather at the Court House garden and learn all about honeybees from a Beekeeper at the Bedford Bee-Honeybee Service. After the presentation, children will have a choice of making a beeswax candle or working on a bee craft. You can also take a tour of the Court House Museum and Jail Cell.

For more info, click here or call 914-234-3570 to register. Event is free!


Past Events

Summer Solstice White Party

As one of our guests wrote, "it was like something out of a perfect dream."

Thanks to the many friends and neighbors who joined us at the Summer Solstice party on Saturday evening. And a million thanks to our generous hosts who created an evening most magical!

To enjoy photos of the party, click here.


New Walking Tour Book

Give yourself the gift of history for $20. Made possible by Lloyd Bedford Cox, Inc.





















Community Events

Old Burying Ground - Restorations

Beyond the Gravestone at the Burying Grounds

The Friends of the Old Burying Grounds will be overseeing repairs and restorations on the stones on July 8th, 9th & 10th. Stop by to see them at work or offer your support.


Isn't Bedford Beautiful?

When you walk around Bedford Village, we hope you'll appreciate the historic charm that has been preserved by the Historical Society and our members. Please renew your membership or become a member and help us continue to keep Bedford a unique and wonderful place.


Historic Dates

July 1, 1900

Bedford Town Police Established

July 2, 1779

Col. Tarleton burns a tavern run by Benjamin Hayes

July 13, 1779

George Washington reports to John Jay, "The enemy have burned Bedford."

July 26, 1788

New York ratifies Constitution