Bristol County Jail

Bristol County Jail is an historic jail at 48 Court Street in Bristol, Rhode Island and home to the Bristol Historical and Preservation Society.

The jail was built in 1828 with stone ballast from local sailing ships. A large addition was built in the 1850s. The jail was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. The building currently serves as the Historical Society headquarters.

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