Lane Family Papers
most important collection of family papers is now available online. Click
Welcome to the
web site of the Bedford
We are a private, nonprofit
organization devoted to the preservation of Bedford’s history. We offer a variety of
ways for the public to learn, enjoy, and become involved. Come join us!
- We offer full-size Bedford Flags, ready to fly
outdoors. Click here.
- We offer Bedford
Flag stamps, genuine U.S. postage. Click here.
- See our virtual face on Facebook.
- Would you like to receive email notices about
upcoming events? Send us a message at email@example.com
and we will put you on our email list.
- See us on Bedford TV. You can see some of
our meetings and tours on Bedford TV.
Click here for the
current schedule. Watch for our upcoming events on the Community
Bulletin Board (Comcast Channel 9, Verizon Channel 39).
- Speaker's bureau. We love to talk Bedford history!
Would you like us to give a talk to your club or company, or as part
of an event? We're happy to do it. Contact us for details: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Our new phone number: We now have a
direct-dial number, 781-275-7276.
Historical Society does:
For more than 100 years the Bedford Historical Society,
with the aid of its hard-working volunteers and the benefit of many
generous charitable donations, has been very active in the community.
We collect and preserve all things Bedford. We own an extensive
array of letters, photographs, family Bibles, maps, official documents,
household belongings, postcards, records of social organizations, newspaper
clippings, souvenirs of important events, family collections of letters and
pictures, business records, children’s toys and books, and much, much more.
We offer a wide selection of books on Bedford
history and other Bedford-related merchandise at our sales
booth on Bedford Day, and other occasions.
We offer 6 meetings a
year featuring lectures by experts on a variety of local history
We conduct tours of historic Bedford.
We participate in the Historic Bedford program for the town’s
schoolchildren and provide research assistance for their history projects.
Follow this link to a site created by the Lane School’s 4th graders to showcase what they discovered about
the Bedford Springs Resort, which was located down the street from their
We answer research requests from the public.
We publish an informative newsletter.
We open our collections to the public on Bedford
Day and by appointment throughout the year. Just give us a call!
We are proud to be a member of the Bedford Chamber of Commerce.