Bristol Warehouse Historic District

The Bristol Warehouse Historic District represents the industrial and commercial boom that Bristol experienced two decades after the Civil War. Although the warehouse historic district consists of five buildings, the […]

First Baptist Church

Originally known as Goodson Baptist Church, First Baptist was organized in 1859. Constructed in 1912 on a site occupied successively by two previous church buildings in Bristol, the current First […]

East Hill Cemetery

East Hill Cemetery, established in 1857, straddles the border between Tennessee and Virginia in the city of Bristol. Originally known as City Cemetery and closely associated with the city’s early […]

Virginia Hill Historic District

Virginia Hill Historic District is located five blocks north of the Bristol downtown commercial center and the Virginia-Tennessee state line. The Virginia Hill neighborhood developed in the late-19th- and early-20th-centuries […]

Bristol Commercial Historic District

Bristol Commercial Historic District is located in the commercial center of the city, which is unique in that it straddles the Virginia-Tennessee border. State Street provides the main corridor in […]

Solar Hill Historic District

Solar Hill Historic District, a predominantly residential district in the city of Bristol, is approximately two blocks north of the city’s downtown commercial center and the Virginia-Tennessee state line. Named […]

Douglass School

Bristol’s Douglass School traces its origins to a one-story 1896 brick building called “The Colored School.” In 1911 the name was changed to Douglass School for Negro Students, in honor […]

Euclid Avenue Historic District

The Euclid Avenue Historic District, located north of Bristol’s historic downtown, arose in 1890 when developers believed the area’s growing iron industry would make Bristol “the Pittsburgh of the South.” […]

Virginia High School

The expertly handled classical design of Virginia High School, (later Virginia Middle School), is a demonstration of the civic pride once expressed in the architecture of public educational facilities. Such […]