The Underground Railroad in Bedford

The Underground Railroad in Bedford

Thursday, May 23

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This presentation covers Moses Pierce and Esther Carpenter Pierce and their role in the underground railroad.  One track of this secret network of homes ready to help fugitives flee slavery stopped in Bedford before finding freedom in Canada. During this time Bedford residents John Jay, the first Chief Justice of the United States, and his son William supported the abolition movement and aided in the effort.
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Stories, Songs & Surprises

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Thursday, May 23

11:15 am - 11:45 am

Preschoolers

Storytime for preschoolers with adult. No registration required. Different theme each week.

August Themes

September Themes

October Themes

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Ice Cream Social

Ice Cream Social

Thursday, May 23

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate all the young poets at the Poetry Reading and Ice Cream Social. Winners will be announced and ice cream will be served. This event takes place in Fellowship Hall at the Bedford Presbyterian Church.
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