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Bennington Battle Monument | Old Bennington, VT

Bennington Battle Monument

15 Monument Circle
Old Bennington, VT 05201
Click here for phone number(s) Local: 802-447-0550


OVERVIEW

The Bennington Battle Monument was built to commemorate the Battle of Bennington, which took place in 1777. It is the tallest structure in the state of Vermont at 306 feet 4.5 inches tall and features an observation deck with views of three states.

A number of additional monuments can be found on the Monument grounds. The largest is of Seth Warner, commander of the Green Mountain Boys who helped defeat the British forces in the Second Engagement of the Battle.

The Monument Gift Shop offers a fine selection of quality merchandise relating to the Battle and the Monument.

HOURS & ADMISSION

HOURS
Mid-April through October 31, 2010
Daily - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ADMISSION
Adult - $2.00
Children age 6 through 14 - $1.00
Children age 5 and under - free
Preregistered groups $1.50 per person
Tickets are available at the Gift Shop
Bus tours are welcomed with prior reservations

LIGHTING SCHEDULE
The monument will be lit from dusk until 10:00 PM on the following evenings:

  • Friday and Saturday Evenings
  • Martin Luther King's Birthday
  • Presidents' Day
  • St. Patrick's Day
  • Easter
  • Mother's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Flag Day
  • Father's Day
  • Independence Day
  • Bennington Battle Weekend
  • Labor Day
  • Rosh Hashana
  • Yom Kippur
  • Fall foliage
    (2nd and 3rd weeks of October)
  • Halloween
  • Veterans' Day
  • Thanksgiving Week
  • Pearl Habor Day
  • Hanukkah
  • Christmas and New Year's
    (last 2 weeks of the year)

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