This historic map of Bristol, Rhode Island was created in 1891 by O.H. Bailey, a prominent 19th century cartographer. The map shows a bird’s eye view of the area as it used to look, including street names and old landmarks.

Landmarks on the map include the residence of Samuel P. Colt, National India Rubber Company, Herreshoff Manufacturing, Phenix Sugar Refinery, Bristol Hotel, Wardwell Lumber, Mount Hope, Hodgkinson’s Rose Greenhouses, Bristol Ferry, and more.

This historic map of Bristol was restored by KNOWOL. Reproductions of the restored map are available here.

Bird’s Eye View of Bristol, Rhode Island in 1891

This vintage map of Bristol makes an attractive addition to your office, library, or den and can even be used to teach children the geography and history of the area. When you’re done exploring, click here to get your copy.