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"Vermont's most historic area" is how the citizens of Bennington describe their town. The Battle of Bennington, Grandma Moses' paintings, the grave of Robert Frost, and Bennington College make it so.



Historic, beautiful Bennington can keep you happily occupied for a day or two.

Bennington Battle Monument

More than 306 feet (93 meters) tall, the Bennington Battle Monument in Old Bennington is the tallest structure in Vermont. It commemorates the Revolutionary War's Battle of Bennington fought near here in 1777. Take the belevator to the top for panormic views. More...

Bennington Museum

Known for its excellent collection of Americana, the Bennington Museum has one of the finest displays of primitivist paintings of Anna Mary ("grandma") Moses. More...

Old First Church & Robert Frost Grave

The burial ground of the Old First Church (1762) in Old Bennington, holds the grave of poet Robert Frost, a place of pilgrimage for American poetry lovers. More...

Bennington College

This small New England liberal arts college on a beautiful campus stresses the arts, but also how to work in the real world. More...

Park McCullough House Museum

Built in 1864-1865, this is one of the grandest, finest, and best-preserved Victorian mansions in New England. More...

Museum Triangle

If you're visiting Bennington, and you're interested in art, you should also visit the other outstanding art museums of the Museum Triangle formed by the three towns of Bennington, Vermont, and Williamstown and North Adams, Massachusetts: Clark Art Institute, Williams College Museum of Art, and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.

—by Tom Brosnahan

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Old First Church, Bennington VT

Old First Church in Old Bennington.
Poet Robert Frost is buried in its graveyard.

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