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.
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. 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 Garrison (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ethan Allen 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.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Roads & Vehicles • War, 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 200 times since then and 10 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.