Events & News

Events & News

The Bluenose Tradition of House Naming – Talk by Joseph M. A. Ballard, October 15, 7 pm

The Fort Sackville Foundation is pleased to feature a presentation by author and architectural historian Joseph M. A. Ballard on “The Bluenose Tradition of House Naming” at its next general meeting on Tuesday, October 15, 7 pm, at Scott Manor House. All are welcome to attend. Joseph M. A. Ballard is a senior preservation consultant …

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Graveyard Walk Postponed, new date and time, October 1 at 7 pm.

The guided graveyard walk led by Ann MacVicar is postponed due to rain until Tuesday, October 1. Meet at 7 pm (one-half hour earlier than originally scheduled), at Scott Manor House, 15 Fort Sackville Road, Bedford. Bring a flashlight and wear shoes suitable for walking on uneven ground.

Guided Graveyard Walk

 A popular annual event, led by Ann MacVicar will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. Meet at 7:30 pm at Scott Manor House, 15 Fort Sackville Road, Bedford. Stories from Bedford’s past. Bring a flashlight. Weather permitting.

August 2019 Newsletter

Content includes: Fifty Years Before the Easel by Buz Baker; A Celebration of 80 Years of Volunteer Firefighting in Bedford; new projects on British Home Children and Scouting in Bedford, Dr. Luther Mackenzie; The Arrival of Train Service in Bedford; Nets, Knots and Webs art installation; and more. View Scott Manor News 2019 no2. August

Guided Walk

Go on a guided walk of Historic Bedford with David Conley August 25th 1 – 2 pm. Meet at Scott Manor House

Quoits Tournament – Rescheduled

Due to weather, the Quoits tournament has been rescheduled and will be held August 29th from 10 – 2 pm. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic.

Outdoor Fire Truck Display

Visit the Scott Manor House grounds on Saturday, August 24th from 1-4 pm for the special outdoor fire truck display. Volunteer firefighters from Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency Services will be there with one of today’s fire trucks. Children will enjoy the chance to check out the truck and activities provided by the firefighters. Plus, …

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Quoits Tournament

The second annual Quoits Tournament will take place August 22nd from 10 – 2 pm. Watch the historical societies from around the area compete for the prestigious Brenton Trophy! Bring a lawn chair and a picnic for ultimate enjoyment. Rain date August 29th.

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