The Abraham Lincoln and Civil War Room contains a historical collection of over 700 books, plus periodicals, pamphlets,other documents, portraits and artifacts on our 16th president. It also includes books on the Civil War era from both the Union and Confederate points of view with special emphasis on Ohio's role. Book publication dates range from the 1860s onward. The room also has a collection of Lincoln portraits, models, weaponry, camp equipment and other effects.

    Paul Pojman, Librarian Bedford Historical Society

Museum Special Exhibit Online - 2010

The Past on Display

Students from Mr. Davis' Honors class attending The Chamberlain Middle School in the Twinsburg City School were presented with a special project in conjunction with the Bedford Historical Society. Students were to do a research project about selected objects in the Museum's Civil War collection. Here are the results of this exciting collaboration.


Civil War Room overview