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Bennington in Bennington County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Vermont

Molly Stark Trail and Historic Old Bennington

 
 
Vermont -- Molly Stark Trail and Historic Old Bennington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dennis Gilkenson, May 3, 2016
1. Vermont -- Molly Stark Trail and Historic Old Bennington Marker
Inscription.
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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is located within the Iron Gate at Bennington Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75 Main Street, Bennington VT 05201, United States of America.
 
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 Garrison (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ethan Allen (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Catamount Tavern - 1767
Wideview of Vermont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 27, 2016
2. Wideview of Vermont Marker
(approx. mile away); Bennington Battle Monument (approx. mile away); Captain Samuel Robinson (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bennington.
 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2016, by Dennis Gilkenson of Saxtons River, Vermont. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 43 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.
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