In addition to its regular hours, the Bristol Public Library’s local history room will be open from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 10. Visitors will receive a 24k Gold-plated Bristol Public Library centennial ornament (made by Michael’s Jewelers), while supplies last. The collection includes: books, pictures and postcards, city directories, yearbooks, maps, diaries, church and assessor’s records, newspapers on microfilm, cemetery, birth, death, and marriage indexes. There are also many historical photographs on display, including a wall devoted to Lake Compounce, along with local clocks, Civil War photographs and other items of interest. No Charge. Information: (860) 584-7787 x 2017.
The Bristol History Room is a collection of the Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT.