Today in Bedford’s History: June 19, 1956

Chicken vs. Jets “Auntie Blinn and her white Wyandotts.” From the archives of the Bedford Historical Society From the Lowell Sun, June 19, 1956: "Which comes first, the chicken or the jet? News out of Bedford indicates that the Air Force is becoming disturbed over the...

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D-Day 75th Anniversary

Photo: Abbott Reed Webber before being deployed overseas, February 1943. From the archives of the Bedford Historical Society On June 6 the nation observes the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Normandy beaches by Allied forces in 1944 that ultimately led to...

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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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