Court House Museum Open

Thursday, Friday & Saturday

July 21, 22 & 23 from 11AM to 3PM


The Next 100 Years . . .

Join the Bedford Historical Society

and be part of something timeless!


Centennial Capital Campaign

Learn more about the Past, Present and Future

of Bedford's historic character.


Historic Dates

July 11, 1779

Bedford Village is burned by 400 horsemen commanded by Lt. Col. Samuel Birch.

July 13, 1779

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

July 26, 1788

New York ratifies Constitution.





Centennial Coming Events

Hunt for History this Summer

Stop in to The Bedford Store and pick up your "Clues Book" then begin your hunt for history Visit our Events page to learn more or to download your "Quick Clues Book.."

Outside the Box Exhibit through September

To celebrate 100 years of bringing history to life we've installed a temporary outdoor photo exhibit in Bedford Village. Find our more on our Events Page.


Centennial Past Events

Ball - Saturday, May 21st

A very special thanks to our guests, volunteers, and sponsors and advertisers who generously gave their time, financial support and expertise.

To see a recap of this once in our lifetime event, please click here!

Celebration - Friday, February 5th

Remarks & Photos from February 5th Centennial Kick Off & Celebration



Read about our 100 years in Alex Shoumatoff's story in Bedford Magazine!