Quality Inn Bedford
4407 Business Route 220
Bedford, PA 15522-0171
Phone: (814) 623-5188
Fax: (814) 623-0049x9
Old Bedford Village is a living history village that offers a variety of educational and entertainment activities. Military and civilian re-enactments, 38 historic log and stone buildings, colonial crafts demonstrations, exhibits and instructions, festivals, and murder/mystery evenings are just some of the ways to bring the past into the present at Old Bedford Village.
President Washington's headquarters during the Whiskey Rebellion in 1794, the Espy House was originally built by Colonel David Espy. This National Historic Landmark is now used as a bakery and apartments.
Operated by the Pioneer Historical Society of Bedford County, the Pioneer Library houses the county's largest collection of historical and genealogical materials.
The Bedford County Library features an extensive collection of books, DVDs, books on tape, magazines and newspapers.
Thought to be the only fossilized coral reef cavern in existence, Coral Caverns is abundant with stalagmites and the fossilized remains of sea-creatures left behind by an ancient inland sea millions and millions of years ago. Open June through October 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday & weekdays by appointment only.
The Schellsburg Historic District is a prominent district sited at Schellsburg in the Bedford County region. The district was built through in 1808 and has gained terrific historical significance. Majority of the structures in the district have adapted the Federal and Prairie School style of architecture. The district is registered on the National Register of Historic Places.
Located off Route 30 two miles west of historic Schellsburg, the 1,460-acre Bison Corral (Cedarrow's Bison Farm) has been raising bison since 1988. The gift shop features bison-related souvenirs, bison meat, and Native American art.
The Halls Mill Covered Bridge is a Burr Truss type of bridge built in 1872. Crossing the Yellow Creek, it has a length of 91 feet (28 meters). Owing to its strong and sturdy architecture and rich past, it was put up in the National Register of Historic Places.
Flight 93, one of the four hijacked in September 11, 2001, was prevented by the passengers and crew from crashing on the United States Capitol. It crashed in Pennsylvania killing all on board. Located at the sight of the crash site, is a memorial honoring the lost lives. Initially open to only family members of the deceased, it was later opened to the public. It is featured on the National Register of Historic Places.
The monumental Johnstown Flood National Memorial is set up in Croyle Township/Adams Township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. Spread over a colossal area of 164.12 acres (66.42 hectares), the memorial commemorates the 2209 people who were killed in the Johnstown Flood of 1889. The memorial preserves the remains of the dam as well as portions of the former Lake Conemaugh bed. It had recorded as many as 111,987 tourists in 2005 and still continues to pull in great crowds each year.