Events & News

Events & News

Tea Time in Bedford!

The 22nd annual Georgian Tea will be held at Scott Manor House, 15 Fort Sackville Rd., Bedford on Saturday, June 29th from 2pm to 4pm. We are delighted to welcome back for another year the Pipes and Drums of Clan Farquharson, Bedford’s only pipe band. Come and enjoy their traditional tunes. Tea, sandwiches and sweets …

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2019 Summer Program

The Scott Manor House 2019 Summer program is now available. From live music to art shows, there is something for everyone. The Fort Sackville Foundation is pleased to welcome back crowd favourites such as Eight of Clay, the Mayflower Quilters’ Guild, the Mayflower Doll Club and LEGO. We are excited to host new exhibitors such …

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June 2019 Newsletter

Content includes: “Meet the Summer Staff” and articles on the Georgian Tea on June 29, Canada’s Historic Places Day on July 6, a tribute to June Boswell, the Fort Sackville Foundation’s Volunteer of the Year, new resources in the Reading Room, Highlights of the Fall, Winter & Spring, and more.

Annual General Meeting—March 19, 2019

It’s time for our annual general meeting! Tuesday, March 19th at 7:30 pm at Scott Manor House. A special resolution on new bylaws is on the agenda (emailed to members in February). Plan to attend and support the work of the Fort Sackville Foundation with your presence.

New Monographs Released

The Fort Sackville Press released two new monographs, “Arthur Lismer: The Bedford Years” by Pat Leader, and “The Willis Family Home,” edited by June Boswell, during a Heritage Month gathering of region local historical societies held at Scott Manor House on February 4, 2019. The new monographs were also presented to the Bedford Public Library, …

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Scott Manor Heritage Month 2019 Events

Monday, February 3, 2019, 10:30am -11:30am at Scott Manor House.  Gathering of representatives of regional historical societies, hosted by the Fort Sackville Foundation, to share information about local history resources produced by their members. Presentation of new Fort Sackville Press monographs to the Bedford Public Library. Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 7:30pm at Scott Manor House.  …

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“Sandy Lake Park: Now or Never?”

A Fort Sackville Foundation general meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 7:30pm at Scott Manor House, with Karen Robinson, Sandy Lake Regional Park Coalition, as the guest speaker. Her presentation “Sandy Lake Park: Now or Never?” will provide a brief overview of the history and current status of the proposed Sandy …

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New Scott Manor Website

We have a new look on the web, thanks to support from the municipality’s community Grant Program and the District Capital Fund (Councillor Tim Outhit). We hope you enjoy exploring our new site, developed by David Lewis, Union:Design+code and illustrated with many new images by photographer Dave Reyno. Bookmark us and visit often!

Olde Fashioned Christmas—Thank you!

More than three hundred guests from the metro area and other Nova Scotia communities visited Scott Manor House for the Olde Fashioned Christmas Open House on December 1st and 2nd. Fort Sackville Foundation volunteers were pleased to welcome visitors to Bedford’s oldest home, beautifully decorated for the holiday season with burlap bows, evergreen boughs, paper …

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