South Bristol Centennial Highlights the Town’s Rich History of Totally Not Being Bristol

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south bristol centennialThe town of South Bristol celebrated its 100th birthday with a fair, fireworks, and a parade, as well as ceremonies and exhibits, Friday through Sunday, July 17 to 19. Hundreds of people – a sizable percentage of the town’s 892 residents – turned out for the festivities, with an especially large crowd at South Bristol School on Saturday to browse the arts and crafts tables under a large tent on the ballfield, listen to live music, take in the history exhibit in the gym, and win a tug-of-war with Bristol. “I’m really overwhelmed,” South Bristol Selectman Chester Rice said Saturday afternoon. “The thing has been so well-received. It’s a tribute to a small town that does well. I don’t think we could be happier.”  (read more at the Lincoln County News)

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