Upcoming Events

All Events Are Open to the Public

Live Auction

September 30

9-11am Viewing

11am Auction Begins

Open to the public


Bedford Historical Society Headquarters

24 North Amherst Road


ALL the proceeds are to benefit the Stevens-Buswell Community Center. No buyers premium. We have over 200 items that have been graciously donated by the good people of our town. Our Auctioneer, Keith Bellew of Royal Bellew Auctions LLC Lic#6132 has once again donated his time, crew, and expertise to our cause. There will be tools both antique and slightly used. We have furniture, again both antique and slightly used, box lots, art, unique treasures, a little something for everybody. No there is not any tupperware, these items are all of high quality and were hand selected by our dedicated staff of volunteers. 

There will be food and drinks available for you to purchase and please bring your own chair. We welcome cash and or good checks. You won't be disappointed!! See you Saturday September 30th.
For more information or to view some of the items, please click here.


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Clothing Donation Drive
September 27-October 14
Drop off location: 
Stevens-Buswell Community Center
18 North Amherst Road, Bedford


The Friends of the Stevens-Buswell Community Center Committee is once again partnering with the Epilepsy Foundation New England (EFNE) to collect clothes, linens, and shoes as a fundraiser. This clothing drive will not only help support services for people with epilepsy all over New England, but it will also help us raise money for our organization. The items that can’t be reused will be recycled so you will also be helping our planet by reducing landfill waste.  We are very grateful to Morgan Self Storage of Manchester for donating a container to use for our collection.


Below are a list of acceptable donations.


   clothing - including outerwear, uniforms, costumes, socks

   accessories - including handbags, scarves, jewelry, belts

   shoes, boots, slippers, sandals

   blankets, sheets, comforters

   potholders, dish towels

   tablecloths, cloth napkins



   chair/sofa covers


Please contact us if you need bags. 


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Annual Veterans' Day Event

November 11

Bedford Presbyterian Church



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AmazonSmile Foundation

Help support the Bedford Historical Society while shopping at Amazon.  Please shop at AmazonSmile, click on the link below.  It is the same as shopping at Amazon (same company) only difference is that Amazon will make a donation to the Bedford Historical Society and costs you nothing.  Please do all of your shopping here, be sure to select Bedford Historical Society.