Women’s Army Corps in Bedford

A company of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) marching at Hanscom in their khaki summer uniforms c.1943; from the archives of the Bedford Historical Society. The Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) was established in 1942 to help with staffing shortages during WWII. The...

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Today in Bedford’s History: March 12, 1913

“J.H. Brown Had Icy Bath While Cutting Ice” Ice tongs from the Bedford Historical Society collection. From the Concord Enterprise newspaper, March 12, 1913 “J. H. Brown, Springs Rd, while cutting ice on his pond one day last week, had a narrow escape from drowning. He...

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Postcard Greetings from Snowy Bedford

The Bedford Historical Society recently received a collection of postcards that captures Bedford’s beautiful history from long-time supporter Lee Yates. The collection features images from Bedford from about 1900 to about 1970 and includes a handful of snowy scenes....

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