Old Bennington in Bennington County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
New Hampshire at the Battle of Bennington
Erected 1977 by New Hampshire American Revolution Bicentennial Commission.
Location. 42° 53.343′ N, 73° 12.969′ W. Marker is in Old Bennington, Vermont, in Bennington County Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bennington VT 05201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Bennington (a few steps from this marker); Continental Storehouse Site (a few steps from this marker); John Stark (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Seth Warner (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anthony Haswell (about 300 feet away); Before the Battle Monument (about 300 feet away); Captain Samuel Robinson (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the Catamount Tavern - 1767 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Bennington.
More about this marker. This marker is on the grounds of the Bennington Battle Monument near the visitors center.
Also see . . . The Battle of Bennington. An American force of 2,000 men, primarily composed of New Hampshire and Massachusetts militiamen, led by General John Stark, and reinforced by men led by Colonel Seth Warner and members of the Green Mountain Boys, decisively defeated a detachment of General John Burgoyne's army led by Lieutenant Colonel Friedrich Baum, and supported by additional men under Lieutenant Colonel Heinrich von Breymann. (Submitted on September 9, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 364 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 9, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.