Preserving Our Past for Our Future.
The Bristol Historical Society collects, preserves, and interprets significant historical resources to enhance the present community and provide a historical context for future growth. Our vision, sustained by the work of staff and volunteers and supported by the generosity of the community, the Bristol Historical Society strives to: Develop and operate a vigorous center for a variety of community educational activities. Collect, preserve, and interpret a collection of local historic artifacts and records. Promote community events of historical significance with public appeal. Encourage the preservation and restoration of the community’s historical assets.
Bristol Historical Society
98 Summer Street
Bristol, Connecticut 06010
Ways You Can Help
- Wish ListBHS Wish List coming soon.
- VolunteerThere are many exciting ways to volunteer at the Bristol Historical Society. Contact Us if you are interested in joining us!
- Become a MemberClick here to become a member of the Bristol Historical Society or to renew your membership.
- Add to a CollectionBHS is always looking to gain acquisitions for our collections of Bristol related items or historical items. Click here.
3 days ago by Bristol Historical SocietyDay of Caring 2017 : Thank you to the United Way and the hardworking students from BEHS, BCHS, St. Paul's High School and Plainville High School that make up the area's United Way Youth Group. The group of 12 volunteers cleared the bank, raked, polished, dusted and more. Awesome job - thank you!