Linden Place Museum


Address
500 Hope Street, Bristol, RI, 02809
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Telephone
401-253-0390
Fax
401-253-4106
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Website
http://www.lindenplace.org
Linden Place Museum

Linden Place is a non-profit corporation responsible for the preservation, restoration, and promotion of Linden Place, an 1810 Federal period mansion located in the center of downtown Bristol, Rhode Island.

Linden Place Mansion and a wonderful array of private homes, decked out for the holidays, will be open for your viewing pleasure.  The mansion will be decorated in a “Christmas Wedding” theme by volunteers from the Bristol and Bayberry Garden Clubs and designers Alfred Brazil and Lori Sendroff of Alfred’s antiques. The parlors of Linden Place Mansion will be elegantly festooned with vintage wedding regalia by Mr. Brazil and Ms. Sendroff and joining them in creating fabulous holiday décor will be Jeff Gincastro of Jeff and Company.

Jeff has designed events for Elizabeth Taylor, the Academy Awards, and numerous Hollywood celebrities. Surprises await the visitor in every room of Linden Place, from a beautiful vintage wedding dress to the festooned parlor rooms and magnificently draped four story spiral staircase. The continues with a stroll through historic downtown Bristol’s shops and on to private homes open for viewing, from a stately brick home to an elegant federal period sea captain’s mansion.

This 1810 Federal-style mansion, designed by Rhode Island architect Russell Warren, is located on 1.8 acres in the center of the Bristol Historic Waterfront District. The mansion and historic outbuildings (including a 1906 ballroom building, 19th century carriage barn, 18th century summer house) are surrounded by rose gardens and 19th century sculpture.

Mission of Linden Place
It is the mission of the Friends of Linden place to restore and preserve its treasured historic property and to insure its public accessibility by developing a program of uses that will enhance the artistic, cultural and educational life of the community.