The Society is a membership organization and welcomes new members.  When you become a member of the BH&PS, you will be joining a group founded in 1936 which was formed to "promote interest in historical research and preservation."  

Society activities include monthly programs on local history and architecture, special exhibits from our collections, walking tours in downtown Bristol, tours of our permanent displays, monthly genealogy club meetings, winter luncheon meetings with guest speakers, summer book club, KIDS events, historic plaque program, Sunday afternoon talks by local authors. In addition members may access our research library as well as the genealogical and architectural files at no charge.

All members are included on the mailing lists for events


$10   KIDS (ages 15 and under)

$20   Student (ages 16 to 21)

$25   Individual

$35   Family

$50   Contributor

$100 Sustainer

$500 Life

$100 Business

Thank you for your support!

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If you prefer to pay by check, please make your check payable to BH&PS Membership and mail to:  BH&PS, PO Box 356, Bristol, RI  02809.  Be sure to include your name, full mailing address, telephone and email address so that we may be in contact with you. Thank you!

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