Bedford Observes Memorial Day

Memorial Day observances at the Shawsheen Cemetery Civil War monument, May 30, 1927. On Monday May 27, Bedford's Memorial Day ceremonies will occur at several locations. The Bedford Historical Society will participate in ceremonies at 8:45 AM at Shawsheen Cemetery, at...

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The Greatest Mother in the World

Parade Float from the 200th anniversary of the incorporation of Bedford in 1929. Although we don't know who is honored in this 1929 Bedford parade float, we all know that the greatest mother in the world is our own mom. Happy Mother's Day to our members and...

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Celebrating Patriots Day

Members of the Bedford Minutemen march in the Concord Patriots’ Day Parade on April 18, 1994. The Bedford flag is the oldest existing flag in North America and dates from the early 1700s. The flag was present during the battle at the Old North Bridge in 1775 and a...

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