Exhibits


BHS Asks You to Share Your Experience

BHS Asks You to Share Your Experience Along with other historical societies and associations throughout the country, the Bristol Historical Society is also interested in seeking input from Bristol residents during the corona virus health crisis. To document these experiences for future generations we would like to hear from all age groups. The following variety of questions are examples; other topics and experiences are most welcome: Have you kept a journal? How did you spend the day? How many books have you read to your children? How did you support ...

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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


Hamill feels the force is with museum’s new home

By STEVE COLLINS BRISTOL PRESS STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The actor who played Luke Skywalker in the “Star Wars” films is happy the Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum has found a new home. After learning from museum creator Cortlandt Hull about the new location in the Bristol Historical Society’s building on Summer Street, actor Mark Hamill emailed this week, “What a fantastic venue this will be.” Hamill told Hull the historic building “looks like something out of an Edgar Allan Poe story.” Hull, who founded the museum in 1966, said ...

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Witch’s Dungeon : Haunting the Halls of BHS this season!

Witch's Dungeon to host new frights Friday, September 19, 2014 9:56 PM EDT By BRIAN M. JOHNSON STAFF WRITER BRISTOL —— The Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum will scare up a host of new frights at the Bristol Historical Society starting Oct. 3. The non-profit Witch’s Dungeon, a long-time Bristol treasure, is also the longest running Halloween attraction in the U.S. Founded in 1966 by resident Cortlandt Hull, it features his hand-sculpted replicas of characters from classic horror, fantasy and science-fiction films including Dracula, ...

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