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History of Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA

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Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA

Bristol, Bucks, PA

The settlement was laid out in 1697 as Buckingham near the site of William Penn’s home and was renamed in about 1700 for Bristol, England.

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  • 1697 - Bristol is founded


  • 1854 - Bristol
    Bristol, a pleasant post-borough of Bucks county, Pennsylvania, on the Delaware river, nearly opposite Burlington, 19 miles above Philadelphia, and...Read MORE...


  • Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA
    Lovers Lane, Bristol, Pa.
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  • 1895 - Bristol
    Bristol, a post-borough of Bucks co., Pa., on the Delaware River, nearly opposite Burlington, and on the New York division of the Pennsylvania...Read MORE...


  • News 1896 - Big Hosiery Mill Burned.
    Bristol, Pa., March 4. - The loss by the burning of the Providence Hosiery mill yesterday is now estimated at $125,000, but this is fully covered by...Read MORE...


  • News 1900 - A Gasoline Explosion.
    A gasoline stove exploded in the house of William Strobele, on Otter street, Tuesday noon and set fire to the kitchen room. Councilmen Headley and...Read MORE...


  • Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA
    Radcliff St., Bristol, Pa.
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  • Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA
    Grundy Mills
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  • News 1910 - Father and Child Nearly Drowned.
    Herbert Hedrick, of Burlington, and Allee, his 3 year old daughter, were rescued from the icy waters of the Delaware river on Monday night. The baby...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Bristol, a post-borough of Bucks co., Pa., on the Delaware River, nearly opposite Burlington, and on the New York division of the Pennsylvania R., at ...Read MORE...




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Lovers Lane, Bristol, Pa.
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Radcliff St., Bristol, Pa.
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Grundy Mills
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History and News of Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA

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  • 1697 - Bristol is founded
  • 1854 - Bristol
    Bristol, a pleasant post-borough of Bucks county, Pennsylvania, on the Delaware river, nearly opposite Burlington, 19 miles above Philadelphia, and... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Bristol
    Bristol, a post-borough of Bucks co., Pa., on the Delaware River, nearly opposite Burlington, and on the New York division of the Pennsylvania... Read MORE...

  • News  1896 - Big Hosiery Mill Burned.
    Bristol, Pa., March 4. - The loss by the burning of the Providence Hosiery mill yesterday is now estimated at $125,000, but this is fully covered by... Read MORE...

  • News  1900 - A Gasoline Explosion.
    A gasoline stove exploded in the house of William Strobele, on Otter street, Tuesday noon and set fire to the kitchen room. Councilmen Headley and... Read MORE...

  • News  1910 - Father and Child Nearly Drowned.
    Herbert Hedrick, of Burlington, and Allee, his 3 year old daughter, were rescued from the icy waters of the Delaware river on Monday night. The baby... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Bristol, a post-borough of Bucks co., Pa., on the Delaware River, nearly opposite Burlington, and on the New York division of the Pennsylvania R., at ... Read MORE...

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