Membership Matters

We rely on your membership, fundraisers and the rental of the buildings we own to make our work possible. The Society does not receive local, state or federal funding but with your support we preserve 10 buildings, landmarks open space, offer educational programs, advocate for history and operate two museums.

Please renew, join or make your donation today. Thank you for your support!


Historic Dates

March 2, 1946

BHS acquires the Jackson House

March 16, 1972

BHS purchases the Post Office and Lounsbery Buildings

March 19, 1681

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





Events - Save the Dates!

Refined by Design - May 18th

with TV personality, designer and author Thom Filicia and Veranda Magazine's Editor in Chief

Clinton Smith

House Tour, Luncheon & Design Chat in the Village Thursday, May 18th

Annual Meeting - May 24th

Profiles in Preservation: The Restoration of St. Patrick's Cathedral

Wednesday, May 24th at Historical Hall

Summer Solstice - June 24th

White Party at Timberline

Back by popular demand! Saturday, June 24th

HoppFest - October 21st

Bedford Brew, local bands, hearty foods all under the grand tent on the Green

Saturday, October 21st


Centennial Capital Campaign

$2 Million Dollars Raised!

Thank you for making our Centennial Capital Campaign a success. With your help we were able to raise $2 million which will be used for:

  • Properties Acquisition & Preservation

  • Property Capital Reserve Fund

  • Establishment of an Endowment