Just in Time for Halloween ~ Bedford Historical Society to Tour the Old Burying Ground ~ Saturday, Oct. 23 at 2 pm

The upper portion of John Moore’s tombstone ~ Image (c) Lee Yates, 2021 all rights reserved

~ Submitted by the Bedford Historical Society

Just in time for Halloween, the Bedford Historical Society is excited to welcome Lee Yates as she presents an informative discussion and tour of the Old Burying Ground on Springs Road.

The free program will take place at 2 pm on Saturday, Oct. 23 with a rain date on Oct. 24.

Attendees will meet Lee in front of Old Town Hall, 16 South Road, at 2 pm, and walk together to the Old Burying Ground at 7 Springs Road.  If you are more comfortable meeting at the Old Burying Ground, Yates and the walking group will meet you at the entrance a little after 2.

This program will not be available via zoom, but Bedford TV will record the program. Later, links to the video will be available online.

About the Bedford Historical Society

 Since 1893, the Bedford Historical Society has been collecting and sharing the stories of Bedford and its residents.

The Society maintains the largest existing private collection of Bedford artifacts, memorabilia, and photographs. With documents dating from 1651, the Society’s extensive collection of photographs dates to the mid-1800s. Its objects range from prehistoric times, through Colonial times, to the present.

A rich resource for townspeople curious about family history the provenance of their house; for individuals doing research; or anyone with an interest in the American Revolution, architecture, antiquities, or simply “the good old days”.

The Bedford Historical Society, Inc., 501(c)(3) is a non-profit organization. To learn more, visit the Society online, www.bedfordmahistory.org.

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