Explore interesting sights in Bristol, United States. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 12 sights are available in Bristol, United States.
1. Bristol Train of Artillery Museum
Bristol Train of Artillery Museum is an armory museum in Bristol, Rhode Island, which is the meeting place of the Bristol Train of Artillery, a militia artillery unit of the Rhode Island State Militia and a member of the Rhode Island Independent Military Organizations. The Bristol Train of Artillery was chartered on February 12, 1776 and has been in uninterrupted existence since then. The current building, which houses the museum collection, dates to 1843. The Museum "collection includes photographs, scrapbooks, drawings, paintings of events. Some records from the American Civil War, but much has been lost. Some exhibits of guns, uniforms, flags, hats, helmets, swords and other militaria."
2. Lake Compounce
Lake Compounce is an amusement park located in Bristol and Southington, Connecticut. Opened in 1846, it is the oldest continuously operating amusement park in the United States. It spans 332 acres (134 ha), which includes a beach and a water park called Crocodile Cove included in the price of admission. The park was acquired from Kennywood Entertainment Company by Palace Entertainment, the U. S. subsidiary of Parques Reunidos. In addition to the 14th oldest wooden roller coaster in the world, Wildcat, its newer wooden roller coaster, Boulder Dash, has won the Golden Ticket Award for the #1 Wooden Coaster in the World for five consecutive years.
3. Bristol Municipal Stadium
Bristol Municipal Stadium, also referred to as the Stone Castle, is an athletic facility located on the campus of Bristol Tennessee High School in Bristol, Tennessee. The structure features a design that is reminiscent of Medieval Gothic architecture and has a seating capacity of approximately 8,000. The stadium currently serves as the home field of the football team of Tennessee High School. The structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.
4. South End Historic District
The South End Historic District encompasses one of the oldest residential areas of Bristol, Connecticut. Extending south from South Street along George and Hull Streets, this area's growth as a residential area's mirror's the city's growth as an industrial center from the second quarter of the 19th century, and includes a well-preserved diversity of residential architecture to the mid-20th century. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.
5. Fort William Henry
Fort William Henry is located in the village of New Harbor in the town of Bristol, Maine. The fort was, in its time, the largest in New England. The fort was originally built in 1692 but destroyed four years later by New France in the Siege of Pemaquid (1696). A reconstruction was built in 1908. The fort was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1969. Fort William Henry is now operated as a museum about the fort's history.
6. Main Street Historic District
The Main Street Historic District of Bristol, Connecticut encompasses much of the city's central business district, an area built up in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The district's 19 historic buildings are located along adjoining stretches of Main and Prospect Streets, and include important civic and commercial buildings. The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.
7. Federal Hill Historic District
The Federal Hill Historic District encompasses a predominantly residential area of Bristol, Connecticut, known for its high-quality 19th and early 20th-century residential architecture. Centered around the Federal Hill Green, it developed as a fashionable residential area, and features a large number of fine Italianate and Victorian houses. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
8. Bristol Renaissance Faire
The Bristol Renaissance Faire is a Renaissance fair held in a Renaissance-themed park in the village of Bristol in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. Its 30 acre site runs along the Wisconsin-Illinois state line west of Interstate 94. It recreates a visit of Queen Elizabeth I to the English port city of Bristol in the year 1574. The faire runs for the nine weekends from early July through Labor Day.
9. Endee Manor Historic District
The Endee Manor Historic District encompasses a well-preserved and cohesive early 20th-century worker housing area in Bristol, Connecticut. Located on Sherman, Mills and Putnam Streets, the area was built out in a four-month period in 1916-17, and is the largest such development in the city. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.
10. Lake Compounce Carousel
Lake Compounce Carousel is a historic carousel at Lake Compounce amusement park in Southington, Connecticut. It was designed by Charles I. D. Looff and built in 1890. A rare surviving operational Looff carousel, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
11. Big Muskie
Big Muskie was a coal mining Bucyrus-Erie dragline excavator owned by the Central Ohio Coal Company, weighing 13,500 short tons (12,200 t) and standing nearly 22 stories tall. It operated in the U. S. state of Ohio from 1969 to 1991.
12. Bristol Ferry Light
Bristol Ferry Light is a historic lighthouse in Bristol, Rhode Island, United States. It is located on the shores of Narragansett Bay at Bristol Point, the northern land point of Mount Hope Bay at the base of the Mount Hope Bridge.
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