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Historic Buildings of Bristol: W. E. Sessions House

Photo (c) Historic Buildings of Connecticut

Photo (c) Historic Buildings of Connecticut

Before manufacturer William E. Sessions built his mansion Beleden in Bristol in 1910, he lived in an adjacent house built in 1878.

The house then passed to his son, W. K. Sessions. Like Beleden, the 1878 house once had a two-story music room with a pipe organ, but this was later removed when the house was converted into a multi-family dwelling.

A few years ago the house, which is located at 36 Bellevue Avenue, was in a boarded-up state, but it has recently been restored and prominently displays its elaborate stick style exterior decoration.

Content provided by Historic Buildings of Connecticut

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