Bedford Museum & Genealogical Library, Bedford

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The Bedford Museum & Genealogical Library is the county museum and genealogical library for Bedford County, Virginia It was started in 1932 by the General William R. Terry chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Peaks of Otter chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. It was in multiple locations in the town of Bedford, VA including the Courthouse and the library. It finally found its permanent home in 1979 when it moved into the former Masonic Hall for Liberty Lodge #95. It is part of the Bedford Historic District and is known as Bedford Masonic Hall on that Wiki page. It is located at 201 E. Main St. Bedford, VA.
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  • The library was fantastic. Found many things I was looking for. Didn't really get to visit the museum part. HUGE building.  more »
  • Delightful to see the train display upstairs near Christmastime. Friendly staff and volunteers, interesting architecture, wonderful to see the collection of Susie Gibson School photos. Research...  more »
  • Excellent Museum Virginia and Native American and Bedford County History. Native American collection-War Between The States-World War and World War 2 -Model Railroad exhibit-Black American History-A must see!
  • Such a fun music time each week

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