The crown jewel of downtown Bristol, Linden Place has stood proudly on Hope Street since its construction in 1810. The house was built by local architect Russell Warren for George and Charlotte DeWolf. At the time, the DeWolf family were extremely influential in Bristol, using their deep pockets and powerful connections to control most of the … More Exploring Linden Place
Bristol, Rhode Island is home to a vibrant community filled with many beautiful, historic land marks. To help you explore all of these delightful sites, Explore Bristol is launching a new Bristol Explorer Multi-Attraction Pass! For $35, an adult can purchase a pass for five unique sites in Bristol that’s good for one week from … More Launching the Brand New Bristol Explorer Pass!
As someone who is always looking for new, fun ways to stay fit, when Tracy Cooper Ramos from the Bristol Yoga Studio (BYS) reached out to speak with me for the Explore Bristol Blog I jumped at the chance. As I walked into their studio on State Street (it’s a little tricky to find, so click … More Exploring the Bristol Yoga Studio
When visiting Bristol, one of the highlights is the sparkling waterfront that is often dotted with sailboats and bustling marina life, especially in the warmer months. The marine industry has been a pillar of the Bristol community since it’s founding and is still very vibrant today. One of the original leaders of this industry both … More Exploring the Herreshoff Marine Museum
Habitat for Humanity of East Bay Rhode Island is in the midst of building a new home right here in Bristol! For those who don’t know, Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, Christian housing ministry that works in partnership with families in need to build and renovate decent, affordable housing. Habitat for Humanity (HFH) … More Bristol Gives Back: Habitat for Humanity Build in Our Own Backyard
As I walked through the wooden gate into Coggeshall Farm, I was greeted by a friendly little black barn cat named Shadow and ushered in to explore the history and beauty of Coggeshall. Coggeshall Farm Museum is a living history farm set on 48 acres of fields, woods, and salt marsh right here in Bristol, … More Exploring the Coggeshall Farm Museum
The Bristol Garden Club has been a fixture in the Bristol community since it’s inception on July 25, 1928. The organization was federated in July, 1930 and incorporated in December, 2001. The Bristol Garden Club is a member of the Rhode Island Federation of Garden Clubs and the National Federation of Garden Clubs. Needless to … More Exploring the Bristol Garden Club