Bennington in Bennington County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Molly Stark Trail and Historic Old Bennington
State Highway 9 traverses scenic Hogback Mt. to the Connecticut River Valley. Old Bennington, site of the Battle Monument and Historical Museum, was the meeting place of the Green Mountain Boys. It was the first town chartered by Governor Benning Wentworth of N.H. in 1749.
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Roads & Vehicles • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1749.
Location. 42° 52.991′ N, 73° 12.554′ W. Marker is in Bennington, Vermont, in Bennington County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (Vermont Route 9) 0.1 miles west of Convent Avenue. Marker is located within the Iron Gate at Bennington Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75 Main Street, Bennington VT 05201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The "Corkscrew" Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Bennington Civil War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Vermont's Colonial Shrine (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Lloyd GarrisonEthan Allen (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Catamount Tavern - 1767 (approx. ¼ mile away); Bennington Battle Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Captain Samuel Robinson (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bennington.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2016, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 4, 2016, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. 2. submitted on August 29, 2016, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.