Third Thursday Programs


Bristol-born Architect Built Himself a National Reputation

As printed in the Bristol Press, July 31, 2016. BRISTOL — From 1914 to his retirement in 1966, architect Harold Hayden crafted many prominent buildings throughout the city including the Soldiers Monument on Memorial Boulevard. On Aug. 18, local historian Bob Adamczyk will bring Hayden’s many accomplishments to light at the Bristol Historical Society. Adamczyk’s program, “Bristol’s Architect — Harold Hayden” will be held at 7 p.m. at the Bristol Historical Society at 98 Summer St. as part of the organization’s “Third Thursday” programming. ...

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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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