Events


Bristol Historical Society Holds Annual Dinner

Historical Society holds Spring Dinner The Bristol Observer May 24, 2016 The Bristol Historical Society held its Annual Spring Dinner at Nuchie’s Restaurant on Thursday evening, May 19. Murdo Smith served as Master of Ceremony. A banquet program book was given to all attendees. The design and formatting of this booklet was completed through the efforts of volunteer member, Paula O’Keefe. “The Bristol Historical Society wishes to thank all the wonderful sponsors who placed ads in this booklet, as well as, businesses and individuals who contributed ...

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Bristol Goes to the Movies!

In this 2-part program at the Bristol Historical Society, the 5 movies listed below were chosen to show how they affected the American audiences and America in general. The 2nd part of the program which will be held on July 16, 2015, at BHS as part of the Third Thursday Program, 7pm, relates the history of the local theatres that once existed in Bristol. Friday March 13, 7pm, The Crowd (1928-Silent), directed by King Vidor. This movie was produced at the end of the Silent Era and shows a slice-of-life story of a working-class family during the Jazz Age. If you have ...

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The Witch’s Dungeon Open for 5 Weekends (WFSB)


Witch’s Dungeon 2014 Bristol Mum Parade Float wins Mayor’s Award


A trip through time: Lantern Cemetery Tour Held

Friday, September 26, 2014 9:22 PM EDT By BRIAN M. JOHNSON BRISTOL PRESS STAFF WRITER BRISTOL — Bristol’s history was illuminated Friday during the inaugural lantern tour of West Cemetery. Over 100 people flocked to the historic cemetery at 49 Pound St. for the tour sponsored by the Cemetery Commission, The Bristol Historical Society and the West Cemetery Association. It was funded with a $500 grant from The Main Street Community Foundation. Many arrived over a half-hour early, while the last rays of the sun were still sinking beneath ...

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