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Get a glimpse of Bedford, VA by clicking on the arrows in the photo rotator, then take a deeper look by exploring the galleries below.

Peaks of Otter
The view of the Peaks of Otter from the Claytor Nature Study Center in Bedford, VA, an outdoor classroom and laboratory in Central Virginia dedicated to the study and appreciation of our natural environment.
Peaks of Otter
The Peaks of Otter are silhouetted against the evening sky in Bedford, VA.
Avenel Mansion in Bedford, VA
Avenel Mansion in Bedford, VA, has been a Bedford landmark for over 150 years. Built circa 1838 by William M. Burwell and his wife, Frances Steptoe Burwell, Avenel is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register.
Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library
The Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library in Bedford, VA, offers visitors a glimpse at Bedford's history, from the time of the Monacan Indians, to the Civil War and much more.
Poplar Forest in Forest, VA
Poplar Forest in Forest, VA, was the personal retreat for President Thomas Jefferson. The home is a national historic monument and the first octagonal home in America.
Peaks of Otter Winery
Workers pick grapes at the Peaks of Otter Winery in Bedford, VA. The winery is one of several featured on the Bedford Wine Tour.
The late afternoon sun hits the facade of the old public school and a lampost given by the class of 1941 in Bedford, VA.
Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival
The Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival with Poplar Forest in the background.
Peaks of Otter
The Peaks of Otter are silhouetted against the evening sky in Bedford, VA.
Avenel Mansion in Bedford, VA
Avenel Mansion in Bedford, VA, has been a Bedford landmark for over 150 years. Built circa 1838 by William M. Burwell and his wife, Frances Steptoe Burwell, Avenel is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register.
National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, VA
This 88-acre memorial is divided into plazas that tell the story of the invasion.
Fairy of the Eagle Nebula by Jon Hair at the Belk Observatory

Fairy of the Eagle Nebula by Jon Hair at the Belk Observatory

Mayberry Hills at Downtown Moneta near Bedford, VA

Mayberry Hills at Downtown Moneta at Smith Mountain Lake in Moneta, VA, features old fashioned single-family homes surrounding the new downtown. The original town of Moneta disappeared when the bypass took traffic in another direction.

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