Bristol, Rhode Island, USA - 1916
Bristol, a port of entry (with Warren) and capital of Bristol co., R.I., is on Narragansett Bay and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 15 miles SSE. of Providence. It is in Bristol township (town), which is a peninsula surrounded by water on all sides except the north, and is separated from the city of Fall River by Mount Hope Bay. It has ship-yards, cotton- and woollen-mills, and manufactures of rubber goods. Near Bristol is an eminence called Mount Hope, which affords a beautiful view of the bay. Pop. of the town in 1900, 6901.
Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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