BRISTOL,TENN-VA COLLECTIBLE BOTTLES & HISTORY

Bristol,Tenn-Va Bottle Club

HOME: BEGINNINGS
BRISTOL - Whiskey Dealers (pre 1916)
E.GOUGE - DISTILLER (3pgs)
Can A E.Gouge Bottle Talk?
BRISTOL - Whiskey Trivia (2pgs)
BRISTOL - Whiskey Bottles (5pgs)
BRISTOL - Whiskey Jugs
BRISTOL - Whiskey Mini Jugs
*BRISTOL - Whiskey "Go-Withs"
BRISTOL - Shotglasses- VanBrocklin Collection
BRISTOL WINE & LIQUOR CO.
SOUTHERN WINE & LIQUOR CO
Cobalt KING'S LIQUOR: Fact or Fancy??
BRISTOL - Drug & Patent Medicine Cos. (to 1923) (2pgs)
APPLE BRANDY BITTERS - GOODSON,VA.
DR. JAMES A. DICKEY & CAM ANDERSON - BRISTOL Druggists
J.L.WOOD DRUG CO. of BRISTOL
C.F.HAGAN & the CIN-CO-LERY CO
JOHN R. DICKEY - BRISTOL Druggist (2pgs)
ANDREWS M'F'G CO. of BRISTOL (2pgs)
MYSTIC WINE OF LIFE CO. of BRISTOL
BRISTOL - Drug Store & Medicines (3pgs)
BRISTOL - Bottling Companies
*BRISTOL - Dixie Bottling Works
pre-1915 BRISTOL COCA-COLAS
BRISTOL - Soda Bottles
BRISTOL - Dairies
*BRISTOL - Milk Bottles (2pgs)
*Misc. Bottles &"Go-Withs"(2pgs)
WHO was WHO in Early Bristol? (2pgs)
Do Intact Examples Exist??
* NEW "FINDS"
Early Pictures Around Bristol
L. GERSTLE / BLUFF CITY,TENN.
BLOUNTVILLE, TENN.
*JOHNSON CITY,TENN.
* List of Known Johnson City Bottles
GREENEVILLE, TENN.
E.TN Saloon Owners
Other E.TN Bottles (2pgs).
SWVA Whiskey Distillers (2pgs)
SWVA Hutchinsons
ABINGDON, VA. - Bits'n'Pieces
DAMASCUS VA. BOTTLING WORKS
** SW VA. Bottles (2pgs)
Local POTTERY
WASHINGTON COUNTY,VA. POTTERY
Where Are Old Bottles ?
Digging
The ROBERT PRESTON House Dig
Recent Bristol Events
BRISTOL - Bottle & Jug Display
About Me
* Winds of Change
*In Search of COL. JAMES KING'S IRON WORKS
Products of Local IRON WORKS
The CHIMNEY
Clifton Heights & The Chimney
The CISTERN & The IRON DOORS
The QUARRY CAVE, STONE "SHED" - 2nd IRON DOOR
Hunting OLD MILLS
*WHITE'S MILL
The Star House & Mill
Graham-Mock Mill
DeBusk-Ebbing Spring Roller Mill
DeBusk - Widener's Mill
Holston - Gobble - Lilly Mill
Love's - Wilkinson Mill
Vails Mill
More Mills
MILLSTONES
Bristol,Tenn-Va Bottle Club
Bottles etc. For Sale

*** Club is no longer meeting.
 
The Bristol Tenn-Va Bottle Club was formed March 27th, 2008 with 19 members present.

The Club's webmaster is Joe Lee III.
Check out the new site at: http://www.bristol-tennva-bc.org/
 
**note: the club's meeting location has changed: see below >>>
 

The next  regular meeting is scheduled for  January 18th , 2011  at the Bart Long Realtor's office , located in the old Bristol Ice Cream Company building on Scott St. - directly behind the Bristol,Va. courthouse & jail.. The meeting will begin at 6:30 PM. 
 
The club meets the....so mark your calendars in advance.This should be the last and final schedule change.
 
Meetings are very informal...so come on in & visit, share your finds, stories, or just hang-out.
 
  The Public is invited to attend.
 
Watch this page for updates and further announcements.

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Kenneth Depew shows a 1913 Bristol Ice Cream Company serving tray.

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2008 BTVBC Officers

Officers for the year 2008......(l to r)
President: Charlie Barnette...
Secretary: Rob Kesner
Webmaster: Michael Cox...
Vice-President: Bart Long
Treasurer: Ray Compson

HOME PAGE ----->

IN MEMORIUM
It is with regret we observe the passing of Robert  David Kesner on Nov.20th,2008. Rob was a friendly fellow,  always upbeat and supportive of the Hobby, and will be missed by us all.Our sympathies are with his Family.
May God bless you, Rob.
 

Dec. 25, 1962
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Nov. 20, 2008

 
 
Sources - Bibliography
 
i)      Library of King College, Bristol,Tenn. - Newspaper Microfilms
ii)     Bristol,TN-VA Public Library - Newspaper Microfilms &  City Directories
iii)     1904 Bristol Herald  Industrial Supplement 
iv)     Bristol-Goodson Industry & Resources in 1885  -W.F.Henry/Reporter
v)      Witness To An Epoch   - Chas.J. Harkrader
vi)     Double Destiny   - Robert Loving
vii)    Historic Sites of Sullivan County  - Muriel Spoden
viii)   Bristol Tennessee-Virginia : A History   - V.N. "Bud" Phillips
ix)     Spirits & Medicinal Bottles of Bristol, Tenn.-Va.   - Charlie Barnette 
x)       The Passing Years   - Bristol Historical Association
xi)      City of Bristol @ 1915
xii)     A Pictorial History -  Bristol Historical Association
xiii)    Whiskey, An American Pictorial History  - Oscar Getz
xiv)    Prohibition, 13 Years That Changed America - Edward Behr
xv)     The Shadow Of The Bottle -  Review & Herald Publishing Co.
xvi)    Historic Sullivan - Oliver Taylor
xvii)   One Year At A Time - Bristol - 1907 - Lonnie & Kim Blevins
xviii)   Honoring Our Heritage: Faces & Places From The Past -
                       Lonnie & Kim Blevins and Roy & Carolyn Williams
xvix)   Between the States: Bristol Tennessee - Virginia During the Civil War  - V.N. "Bud" Phillips
xx)      Pioneers in Paradise - Bristol, Tenn-Va.  - V.N. "Bud" Phillips
xxi)     A Good Place to Live - Bristol, Tenn-Va. - V.N. "Bud" Phillips
 
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