Bedford County

County Page For: Bedford County

Founded in 1753 by the Secretary of State of Britain, Bedford’s historical heritage has never ceased to flourish. Home to Poplar Forest, Thomas Jefferson’s Summer Retreat, and the D-Day Memorial, a visit to Bedford County will not disappoint. The colorful communities scattered throughout provide outdoor and cultural activities for an entire family.

Local Points of Interest:
Poplar Forest
D-Day Memorial
Smith Mountain Lake
Peaks of Otter
Blue Ridge Parkway
Jefferson National Forest
Booker T. Washington National Monument

Annual Festivals or Parades:
Flag Day Wine Festival
Bluegrass Festival
Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival
Apple Harvest Festival

Other Resources: 
Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library
Little Town Players
Bedford Historical Society

Congressman Goodlatte’s office near you:

10 Franklin Road SE
Suite 540
Roanoke, VA 24011
Phone: (540) 857-2672
Fax: (540) 857-2675


916 Main Street, Suite 300
Lynchburg, VA 24504
434-845-8245 (fax)

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