Summertime Exhibit at Linden Place Mansion features Memorabilia of Legendary Actress, Ethel Barrymore
500 Hope St
Bristol, RI 02809
Get a glimpse of Hollywood history at Linden Place Mansion this summer at the museum’s summer exhibit highlighting the life and career of actress, Ethel Barrymore.
This display from the museum’s collection introduces visitors to rarely seen artifacts, theater memorabilia, photographs, and documents on the Academy Award-winning actress, Ethel Barrymore’s career and her connection to the Colts of Linden Place, giving a whole new on this fascinating Bristol family.
Ethel Barrymore was a highly regarded stage actress in New York City and a major Broadway and film performer. Barrymore won an Oscar for best supporting actress. She married Russell Colt, great-grandson of George DeWolf who built Linden Place, in 1909 and had three children with him. She is the great-aunt of actress Drew Barrymore.
This special exhibit is included in museum admission. Linden Place is open for tours Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and by appointment.