Live Music: Performance The Ellis Brothers, August 6th, 1 pm at Scott Manor House, 15 Fort Sackville Rd., Bedford. Open 10 – 4 pm daily, Tuesdays 12-8pm. Tea room open 2 – 4 pm. 902.832.2336.
Second Chances at Scott Manor: Join us on the beautiful front lawn of Scott Manor House on Thursday August 10th for the musical styling of the Second Chances Community Jazz Band! The rain-date for this event is August 17th. The show will start at 6:30 pm. Please bring a lawn chair. Suggested donation of $5.00.
The Scott Manor House was built adjacent to Fort Sackville in 1772 as a home for Joseph and Margaret Scott. Today the house is publicly owned and serves as the historic and cultural center for the community of Bedford. Scott Manor House is open throughout the summer season daily from 10 am to 4 pm for historic tours, 12 pm to 8 pm on Tuesdays
During the week of August 7th to August 13th, come read a selection of captivating monographs on display at Scott Manor House, located at 15 Fort Sackville Rd., Bedford. If you’re asking, “What is a monograph?”, according to the Oxford dictionary, it is a detailed written study of a single specialized subject. Our subjects range from a mystery on bullets in a Bedford belfry, to an informative story about an Andrew Cobb designed building that has had four purposes over the years, including a police station.
Did you know that during the Great War, warning shots were fired at the Bedford railway bridge crossing? Come find out why a judge and a minister needed to be warned. Have you ever wondered who originally owned a specific Bedford property? Discover what land ownership was like in Bedford from 1749 – 1850. Have you ever been curious about what growing up in Bedford was like years ago? Read about Marion Christie’s account on growing up from 1914- 1930. We’ve got even more questions to ask, and more answers for you to find in our collection!
If you’ve seen our Bedford Then & Now banners display, you’ll be interested to see where the idea came from in Lew Turner’s “Then and Now”. The banners themselves will also be available for viewing at Scott Manor House until August 30th.
Our display will also feature a bilingual monograph, about two Bedford French families and their line of ancestry tracing back to their departure from France.
Surrounding our monograph exhibit is our extensive timeline display reflecting the growth and development of Bedford and Canada over the past 150 years, on view until August 17th.
The Scott Manor House was built adjacent to Fort Sackville in 1772 as a home for Joseph and Margaret Scott. Today the house is publicly owned and serves as the historic and cultural center for the community of Bedford. Scott Manor House is open throughout the summer season daily from 10 to 4 pm, Tuesdays 12 to 8 pm for historic tours. Our Tea Room is open daily from 2 to 4 pm.