The Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library has:

Obituaries from the early 1900's through 2012

Cemetery index with maps

Smith Mountain Lake Cemetery Records

Over 250 Surname books: over 40 Leftwich books and 19 Overstreet books

20 drawers of surname files

Phone books dating back to the 1930s

 Over 200 war books: Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish - American War, World War I, World War II, Over 75 books on the Korean War, The Vietnam War

 Books on wars including World War II and special files on the Bedford Boys

Biographies on famous figures including Robert E. Lee and Thomas Jefferson

House files on prominent homes in the Bedford area. We also have files on churches and business from around the area

 Collections of church and bible records

Over 300 books on surrounding counties from Albemarle to York county

The Tinsley Collection: Robert Tinsley's research on Taylor's Mountain.

List of Jones Memorial Library Research tools

The hyperlink above is a list of books and other materials relating to Bedford County, VA, available at the Jones Memorial Library

For a more current list of Jones Memorial Library research tools click the link below

Current Jones Memorial Library Research tools