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Individual members and committees work to further our mission in many ways, including:

  • Designing and selling merchandise through local vendors

  • Restoring and accrediting the Robert Preston House as a regional museum

  • Maintaining and preserving the Birthplace of Tennessee Ernie Ford

  • Preserving the V.I. College Legacy

  • Fielding inquires about Bristol’s history

  • Collecting and preserving historic memorabilia

  • Preparing and installing rotating exhibits at the Bristol Public Library

  • Scanning and filing historic photos and documents

  • Making educational presentations at local schools, including historical slides of Bristol

  • Recognizing historically significant buildings through placement of BHA markers / plaques

  • Sharing interesting email and Facebook posts (Bristol History),

  • Publishing newsletters

  • Promoting area sites and places of interest

  • Maintaining this website... and more!

​Wouldn’t you like to be involved?
Email us for more information at
To join the association, please click the application link below.

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