National Museum of the American Coverlet
322 S. Juliana St
Bedford, PA 15522


About Bedford

Bedford, Pennsylvania is located in south-central Pennsylvania, three hours west of Lancaster, four hours west of the Washington/Baltimore/Philadelphia area, and one and a half hours southeast of Pittsburgh. It is easily accessible from the Pennsylvania Turnpike, I-70, State Route 99 (the north-south corridor of Route 220), and I-68 from the South.

Courthouse SquareBedford is a well-known destination for people who like old things. The town was founded in 1758. Its beauty and history attract visitors from around the country.

Bedford boasts a number of early buildings and several historic attractions, including Fort Bedford* (part of the original fort system), Old Bedford Village* (a recreation of an early village), and the 200-year-old, newly restored Bedford Springs* a four-star resort and spa with an illustrious history.

The National Museum of the American Coverlet is in the historic district, a short walk from the town square (above) and only 1-1/2 miles from the Bedford Springs Hotel.

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