The Bristol Hills Historical Society is a combination of the Town of Bristol and the Town of South Bristol’s historical societies.  In the Town of South Bristol the meeting place is located in the historic Grange Hall at 6457 State Route 64, Naples, NY 14512.  Built in 1923, it is has a large working kitchen, dining room, and second floor dance hall which houses local historic artifacts. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As a volunteer not-for-profit community education organization, the BHHS is committed to the preservation of the area’s past as well as the promotion of its future.

Bristol Hills Historical Society Website:   www.bristolhillshistory.org

Any questions or to make an appointment about Town of South Bristol history, please contact Historian, Beth Thomas at 585-704-7209 or beththomas1015@gmail.com.  Thank you.

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South Bristol Historical Society Blog

Lament for Local Legends

One day, just six hours, to learn all the history that was in John Brahm’s brain was definitely not enough. When you are given a job and you know you have a lot to learn, you ask for a mentor. South Bristol history, I was told, “is the specialty of Roger and John Brahm.”