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Bristol, Rhode Island, USA

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Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
Bristol, Rhode Island was once a part of Massachusetts. It was annexed to Rhode Island in 1746.


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Bristol, Rhode Island, USA - Benjamin Church, Home for Aged Men, Bristol, R. I.
Bristol, Rhode Island, USA

Benjamin Church, Home for Aged Men, Bristol, R. I.
Bristol, Rhode Island, USA - Court House and High Street, Bristol, R. I.
Bristol, Rhode Island, USA

Court House and High Street, Bristol, R. I.
Bristol, Rhode Island, USA - Bristol Ferry Light House, Bristol, R.I. (1910)
Bristol, Rhode Island, USA

Bristol Ferry Light House, Bristol, R.I. (1910)
Bristol, Rhode Island, USA - Constitution St Depot
Bristol, Rhode Island, USA

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1785 - Since 1785 Bristol has the longest running, unbroken series of 4th of July Independence Day observances in the country.

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1819 - Bristol
Bristol is an ancient, wealthy commercial post township, port of entry, and seat of justice of the...Read MORE...

News  1820 - Vessels Captured
Three vessels belonging to Bristol, Rhode Island, have been captured by the British Brig Thistle,...Read MORE...

1859
BRISTOL, a township, port-of-entry, and cap. of Bristol county, in Rhode Island. On the E side of...Read MORE...

News  1873 - Railway Accident.
PROVIDENCE, July 21. - To-day a passenger train on the Bristol Railroad ran into a head of cattle...Read MORE...

News  1886 - Many Silver Dollars
It is said that in the small town of Bristol, Rhode Island, for several years before the war a...Read MORE...

1887 - The first torpedo boat "Stiletto" was built in Bristol in 1887.

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1916
Bristol, a port of entry (with Warren) and capital of Bristol co., R.I., is on Narragansett Bay and ...Read MORE...

News  1926 - FIREWORKS BLAST KILLS FOUR IN R. I.
SCORE OF OTHER HURT AT BRISTOL PLANT; 4 BUILDINGS WRECKED.
OWNER, HIS WIFE, SON AND SON-IN-LAW...Read MORE...


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