|Guided Tours Of Historic Bedford
| The Bedford County Visitors Bureau will conduct tours of Historic Bedford on Friday afternoons from May through the end of October. The tours begin at the visitors bureau office at 3:30 and conclude around 5:00 PM. The Visitors Bureau Office is located at 131 South Juliana Street in downtown Bedford.
We go to several sites, including the 1828 courthouse that still serves Bedford County, the site of Fort Bedford and the Espy House (a National Historic Landmark, where President Washington made his headquarters during the Whiskey Rebellion).
If you own a video IPOD or other portable video player device, you can download a version of this tour (to do whenever you like) by clicking here.
|The tour is heavy on human interest. For example, the only civilian ever executed in Bedford County was a minister. We tell you how and why it happened. We'll also tell you how Fort Bedford was captured ... and why the captors gave it back to the British!
The best part about the tours, (except for the excellent information and charming tour guide) is that it is free!
If you'd like to take the guided tour, call the Visitors Bureau at (800)765-3331. Reservations aren't required, but we'd love to know if you plan to attend.