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SBHS Program
SBHS Events

All meetings are held at the Union Parish House unless otherwise stated. Please click on markers for directions. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the programs will begin at 7:00 pm. We hope you will join us for light refreshments prior to the program. 






Cemetery Walk

10:00 AM


Ice House

This year we'll be visiting two of the oldest and least well known cemeteries in South Bristol, the Old Thompson Cemetery & the McFarland Cemetery. Please join us if you can, and if you would like to contribute to some clean up work, please bring a rake, garden clippers and some tick repellent! Meet at the Thompson Ice House at 10.00 am.

Family Genealogy

6:30 PM

Union Parish House, South Bristol

 Ryan Naylor, a student at Lincoln Academy and his father, SBHS Trustee Mike Naylor, will give an in-depth account of their family’s history in West Bristol/Walpole/South Bristol from the mid 1700’s to modern times. The focus will be on their Goudy & McFarland family 

Boat Builders
of South Bristol

6:30 PM

Union Parish House, South Bristol

We have asked a number of South Bristol boat builders to share a piece of their history and to answer questions. There will also be exhibits and information on the history of boat building in our town.The SBHS Annual Meeting will be held prior to the program.


Quarries & Brickmaking
in South Bristol

6:30 PM

Union Parish House, South Bristol

Historian Dave Andrews will speak about the history of quarries and brickmaking in South Bristol and the surrounding area. Both were active businesses in our town for many years. 


Trivia Night!

7:00 PM 


 An annual favorite when members and friends gather to see how much they know, or have forgotten, about South Bristol and its history.


More Events Coming Up:
Photos of South Bristol

6:30 PM 

Union Parish House, South Bristol

Continuing on from last year, South Bristol Historical Society Historian Dave Andrews will present further photographs of South Bristol through many decades. Both newcomers and long-time residents are likely to discover something they haven't seen before on this photo tour through time and our town.

Boat Builders
Cemetery Walk
Trivia 19
Photos 2019
Be Informed
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