Events & News

Events & News

Fort Sackville Foundation Presents 80th Anniversary Plaque to Bedford Volunteer Firefighters

Volunteer firefighters in Bedford have a proud, 80-year history of distinguished service to the community that continues today. On December 17, 2019, Chairperson Judy White on behalf of Fort Sackville Foundation presented the Bedford Volunteer Firefighters Association (BVFA) with a commemorative plaque honouring this important 80th anniversary. The presentation took place at Halifax Regional Fire …

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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

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