|The 11th annual Bristol Historical Society Evening On The Hill Auction will be on September 16th!
Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased at our museum at 98 Summer Street during museum open hours Sat from noon-4pm and Wedn from 10am to 2pm, or during our events.
|Thurs, Sept 21, 7pm
Bristol’s Participation in the Batlle of Seicheprey
While the small town of Bristol, Connecticut was quiet in the wee hours of April 20, 1918, the most shocking time in its military history was beginning 3,600 miles away in the ruined town of Seicheprey, France. As Bristol slept, its men who were part of the Yankee Division’s 102nd Infantry were deafened by a massive, unrelenting German bombardment. These green troops were about to make history by participating in the first significant engagement fought by the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. What followed was vicious hand to hand fighting with 3,200 attacking German storm troopers in the trenches, in the woods, in the village. When the fighting ceased, 18 Bristol men from Company D were
Join us on Thurs, Sept 21st to learn more.
|Fri, Sept 22, 7-9pm
2nd Anniversary Party!
Coloring Craze Party at the Bristol Historical Society continues on Sept 22nd from 7-9pm.This marks our 2nd anniversary of this program and there will be door prizes. If you never attended this program please join us for a fun evening. Bring your coloring books and supplies and we supply the wine and cheese. There is a $5 entrance fee, pre-registration is
|Fri, Sept 22, 7:30pm
Outdoor Movie Night!
A Mum Festival Event
|2017 Witch’s Dungeon
OPENING Fri, Sept 29
“The Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum” is open EVERY October weekend Friday thru Sunday 7pm-10pm for the entire month of October! On Halloween weekend – we will be open Fri. Oct. 27 thru Tues. Oct. 31 –7 pm to 10 pm – Our special guest will beVICTORIA PRICE (Vincent Price’s daughter) on Saturday evening Oct 21st – 7pm-10 pm.
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