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A historic panel showing the Putnam Block as it looked in 1927 in downtown Bennington

Time Traveling in Downtown Bennington

Twenty historical panels were recently installed on lampposts by the Bennington Museum in an effort to enable townspeople and visitors to experience downtown in four dimensions: the fourth one being time. Now is the perfect time to explore history with the ‘Across the Street’ photo exhibit.

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A snowy scene featuring the Burt Henry Covered Bridge in North Bennington, Vermont

Covered Bridges of Bennington County

Did you know that November is National Historic Bridge Awareness month? Bennington County is fortunate enough to have five historic covered bridges, and they can all be explored in an afternoon.

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Publyk House Cocktails - Bennington, VT

6 Amazing Outdoor Patios in Bennington

The weather may be getting cooler, but there’s still time to take advantage of Bennington’s fabulous outdoor patios for relaxing, dining, or sipping a cocktail. Whether you’re into drinks with friends or a casual family dinner, check out some of these restaurants that offer outdoor dining.

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A historic home in Old Bennington, Vermont.

Discover Old Bennington on a Self-Guided Walking Tour

While located entirely in the town of Bennington, a visit to Old Bennington, Vermont is a bit like stepping back in time. Whether you’ve lived in the area for years or are visiting for the first time, there’s a lot to discover on an Old Bennington walking tour.

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fall foliage leaf peeping old first church bennington vermont

Vermont Fall Foliage Drives

If a Vermont fall foliage trip is on your bucket list, you are in good company. These scenic fall drives around Bennington include some of the best views and attractions in Southern Vermont.

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A statue of Seth Warner at the Bennington Battle Monument

Remembering the Battle of Bennington

Those who enter southwestern Vermont from the west for the first time (Welcome to Vermont!) are in for a surprise when they round a bend on Route 279 and the broad valley of Bennington opens up before them. Straight ahead in the distance rise the Green Mountains, and there on the right, perched on a shelf of ground above the valley, is a soaring stone obelisk as tall as a football field is long (306 ft. 4½ in., to be precise). “What’s that all about?” the uninitiated might well ask.

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