Members Make a Difference

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!


Museum Gift Shop Open

Bedford-centric gifts galore!

The Bedford Store - 612 Old Post Road

We have hostess gifts, clothing, Colonial games, books on Bedford, maps and prints and more. Stop in to the Gift Shop at The Bedford Store Monday through Friday from 10 AM - 4PM. You can even call us at (914) 234-9751 and we'll make arrangements to have your gifts delivered.






















Holiday Hours

The Historical Society will have the following hours during the holidays:

Tuesday, 12/23 open from 9 - noon

Closed Wednesday, 12/24/14 - Friday, 1/2/15

Open Monday, 1/5/15 regular business hours


Gifts for Members

Stop in to The Bedford Store

Historical Print Post Cards for Members



Historic Dates

December 9, 1942

The Bedford Oak is deeded to the Town of Bedford by Harold Whitman in memory of his wife, Georgia Squires Whitman

December 12, 1745

John Jay is born

December 23, 1680

First Bedford Town Purchase: "Hopp Ground"