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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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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