Sebbins Pond Dr. Conservation Easement

  A conservation easement on approximately 23 acres of town-owned land near Sebbins Pond was granted in 2004 as part of a mitigation requirement by the NH Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) for wetland impacts created by the Target-Lowes development on South River Road. 

This easement can be accessed from a trailhead on Sebbins Pond Drive, across from Heather Drive.  Indirect access through the Old Bedford Cemetery, the oldest cemetery in Bedford (note: the cemetery is not part of the Bedford Land Trust properties).  The cemetery land was allocated in 1737, and the oldest grave is dated 1745.  There are a number of veterans of the Revolutionary War interred here.  Notable names include members of the Goffe, Patten and Rundlett families.

A visit to the Old Bedford Cemetery is a thrill for anyone who is interested in the history of Bedford; link here.


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Address:  Sebbins Pond Dr., near intersection of Heather Drive, Bedford, NH
       
*Town owned     *Public access allowed     *23 acres
Passive recreation is allowed, such as hiking, snow shoeing, cross-country skiing & bird watching.  No motorized vehicles.

Parking:  There is on-street on Sebbins Pond Drive, near the intersection of Heather Drive.  Indirect access can also be had through the Old Bedford Cemetery on Back River Road.

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