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BHA receives many inquiries regarding the rich history of our area, its people, and its historic buildings and landmarks. BHA does not maintain a library or archives for local historical research by the public at this time.   Researchers and Genealogists may visit the Bristol Public Library for local research.

701 Goode Street

Bristol, VA 24201

Phone: (276) 645-8780

Fax: (276) 669-5593

For inquiries received that require research, BHA volunteers may conduct in depth research for a fee for those individuals unable to visit the library.  The research fee is $40 per hour excluding the scanning of documents and research findings and the costs of postage/shipping where applicable.

Other Resources for Research:

Shelia Steele Hunt

Director, Department of Archives and Tourism Government of Sullivan County, Tennessee

P.O. Box 3179

3425 Hwy. 126, Suite 100

Blountville, TN 37617

Office 423.323.4660 / fax 423.323.46352

Sharon Steele-Smith

The Washington County, VA Historical Society

The Archives of Appalachia

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