BRISTOL,TENN-VA COLLECTIBLE BOTTLES & HISTORY

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
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to my website...
                        
 
                    a pictorial history of collectible bottles and related "go-withs" from the Twin Cities of BRISTOL,TENN-VA.: containing - Whiskey , Patent Medicine, and Drug Store bottles from @ 1870 to 1920, plus the more "modern" bottles, such as: Soda and Milk up to about 1950,  and related go-withs & collectibles.
    I have also put together lists of known soda bottlers, druggists, medicine manufacturers, distillers, whiskey dealers, saloonists, & dairymen: their locations & known years of operation for not only Bristol ,but other locales as well.
    As additional information is learned, it will be added to the site.
   
        In an on-going effort to establish the historical significance of the preservation and researching of bottles in relation to their being important links to the people, prosperity, and growth of Bristol, biographical information about the business owners will also be provided, if known, or as it is revealed.  In some instances , a bottle may be the sole remaining evidence a company was even operating in the Bristol, Tenn-Va. area.
 Many of the men behind these "bottling" business ventures risked all in order to provide a service to their town and support their families....whether it be booze, soda, milk,  or medicinal products. You have to remember those were different times and all these businesses were both legitimate and in most cases honorable professions.
     
 My hope is this site will prove to be both useful and informative.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Site established Nov.  2005.
Comments, pix, suggestions?
updated: 30 July 2014
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
*** NOTE:
This copyrighted page is owned and maintained  by Charlie Barnette. You are welcome to copy information found on this website for your personal use and to share this information with other researchers or genealogical organizations, but this information may not be sold or used in a commercial project without expressed permission.
 
 
Specified pages contain works and information used by permission of the author. These pages and information are for personal use only and may not be sold or included in any research or works for profit without the prior consent of the author.

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  Site established:  November  2005
Updated:   July 24, 2010
 Comments, Info, Pix welcomed:
Thank you,
    Charlie Barnette
Bristol,Tenn-Va
 

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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
 
*** NOTE:
This copyrighted page is owned and maintained  by Charlie Barnette. You are welcome to copy information found on this website for your personal use and to share this information with other researchers or genealogical organizations, but this information may not be sold or used in a commercial project without expressed permission.
Specified pages contain works and information used by permission of the author. These pages and information are for personal use only and may not be sold or included in any research or works for profit without the prior consent of the author.