Bedford Historical Society

A Celebration of Seuss

 

On Saturday, February 29, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, join the Bedford Historical Society & Museum in the Old Church on the Commons Lower Community Hall as we let our inner Seuss loose and celebrate the legendary author’s birthday! Admission is FREE to all Whos, big and small.

This fun filled day is geared for children, ages 10 and younger, and their families. The merriment will include games, handicraft activities, refreshments, special guests and feature the reading of classic Dr. Seuss books.

Children MUST be accompanied by an adult parent or guardian (18 years or older).

Volunteers and Friends of the Museum are welcome and are encouraged to attend. Your involvement is necessary for this community wide event to be a success. If you enjoy working with children and their families, planning parties, like to bake, or enjoy reading aloud, please contact Louise Novak (novak.louise@gmail.com) or call 216-870-3999 to discuss volunteer opportunities.

Charitable donations and event sponsors are always welcome.


 

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1892 Old Baptist Church

The Late Gothic Revival style building has an interior Akron Plan design. Jacob Snyder was the architect of this popular design inspired by the Protestant Sunday School movement in the late 1800s. Snyder died before the building was completed. It has classic elements including a sloped sanctuary with curved pews and Sunday school classrooms radiating out from the main meeting area. The sanctuary also has a restored 1914 Moeller pipe organ, beautiful stained glass windows and a lead lined baptistery designed for full immersion.

Significant collections within the 1892 Old Baptist Church:

  • Renovated sanctuary pews and original lectern;
  • 1914 Moeller Pipe Organ
  • Lead glass skylights
  • Original hinges and hardware

The upgraded Community Room in the lower level contains new kitchen equipment, tables and chairs for public use. It is available for rental. For information and pictures please see Hall Rental

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