Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library

  • 201 East Main Street
  • Bedford, VA 24523

Located thirty miles west of Lynchburg, The Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library building was built in 1895 as a Masonic Temple. This is the only example of Romanesque Revival architecture in Bedford and is impressive with its multi-colored brick, stone archways, terra cotta ornamentation and bay windows. The museum showcases Bedford's history from early native American life through the War Between the States and into the twentieth century. It is also headquarters for the Bedford Genealogical Society and library. Open Monday thru Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm. Closed Holidays.

Located thirty miles west of Lynchburg, The Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library building was built in 1895 as a Masonic Temple. This is the only example of Romanesque Revival architecture in Bedford and is impressive with its multi-colored brick, stone archways, terra cotta ornamentation and bay windows. The museum showcases Bedford's history from early native American life through the War Between the States and into the twentieth century. It is also headquarters for the Bedford Genealogical Society and library. Open Monday thru Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm. Closed Holidays.

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