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Linden Place opening; seeking docents

Linden Place opening; seeking docents

Linden Place Mansion is looking for individuals interested in becoming tour guides in Bristol’s “great house” at 500 Hope Street, Bristol.   Prospective docents need not have experience and will be provided with historical information and guidelines designed to help in the presentation of the story of Linden Place Museum to visitors.  Tour guides will have

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Rewriting history

California author’s research uncovers new details about Bristol family’s involvement in the transatlantic slave trade If you have any interest in local history, you know that, once upon a time, some Rhode Islanders made a lot of money in the African slave trade — chiefly, John Brown of Providence and Bristol’s James DeWolf. While Brown’s

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DiMucci concert will mark Linden Place opening

Linden Place Mansion will open the season with a springtime evening concert with pianist and tenor Michael DiMucci in the mansion’s historic ballroom at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 2. Tickets are on sale now for the sure-to-be-sold-out show. DiMucci, and guest artists Richard Partelo (horn) and Suzan Campagna (oboe) will perform a concert of songs from a

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Christmas at Linden Place

Feel like a personal guest of the Colt family as you stroll through the festively decorated mansion rooms complete with beautiful wreaths, illuminated mantles and evergreen swags. From the festooned four-story spiral staircase to the breathtaking ceiling-high Christmas tree in the gothic conservatory to the charm of the early 20th century butler’s pantry, surprises await

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On sale now: View Bristol’s Fourth of July Parade from the best seats in town!

Located directly on the historic Bristol Fourth of July Parade route, Linden Place will be offering reserved bleacher-style seating, tables and chairs under the shade of the Linden trees, a continental breakfast and picnic lunch, restroom facilities and elbow room!  Watch the 228th annual parade in patriotic style and support the restoration of this Bristol

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Barrymore memorabilia exhibit in Bristol

Linden Place Museum is once again hosting “Junk from the Trunk”, a rotating exhibit of DeWolf and Colt family memorabilia, throughout the museum’s 2013 tour season. Currently, Linden Place is offering an encore presentation of its exhibit “Star Quality”, featuring photographs and theater memorabilia from Ethel Barrymore’s early days in theater and those of her brothers

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Celebrated Barbershop Quartet to perform in Bristol

Named the “Busiest Barbershop Quartet in New England,” Generations Barbershop Quartet will fill Linden Place Mansion with their four piece harmonies as part of the mansion’s highly anticipated Spring Concert Series. The show will feature sing-a-longs, narratives about their songs and a selection of special numbers in the mansion’s conservatory, which once served as the

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Tickets Now on Sale for Linden Place Mansion’s Annual Fourth of July Parade Picnic

Linden Place is the best seat in town for viewing the nationally famous Bristol Fourth of July Parade! Located directly on the historic Bristol Fourth of July Parade route, Linden Place will be offering reserved bleacher-style seating, tables and chairs under the shade of the Linden trees, a continental breakfast and picnic lunch, restroom facilities

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Classical music by the fireside in Bristol

Linden Place will host an afternoon of music in the mansion’s historic ballroom with celebrated pianist Rosalind Chua and friends featuring “Il Cantori”, Providence College’s prestigious choral ensemble, this Sunday. The program will highlight vocal, piano and string music from the Baroque period to the 20th century including seldom heard songs from Johannes Brahms and

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