Sunday, Feb 7, 2016

Benson, Vermont



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Benson is a town in Rutland County, of the "Crossroads of Vermont" region. The town is rural, with a concentration of several homes and businesses in Benson Village, at the intersection of Stage Road and Lake Road.

Some notable people from the area include: John Belding, an early Mormon convert & one of twelve "Elders" who founded Salt Lake City; Jerametrius Butler, a former NFL cornerback for the St Louis Rams & Buffalo Bills; Stephen Wallace Dorsey, a senator from Arkansas; and Rufus Wilmot Griswold, an anthologist, editor & critic, famous for his enmity with Edgar Allan Poe.

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Nearby Cities and Towns:

Region 7: Crossroads of Vermont | Orwell | Sudbury | Hubbardton | Castleton | Fair Haven | West Haven | Lake Champlain

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