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Bennington Battle Day Weekend Celebration
August 14, 2021 - August 15, 2021
Stay tuned for information about the 2021 schedule of events.
This is a weekend-long celebration commemorating the Battle of Bennington which took place on August 16, 1777. It was a pivotal Revolutionary War battle which changed the course of history. Traditional weekend events include a war re-enacter encampment at the Bennington Monument, a 5K race, a presentation by the Moodus Drum Fife & Drum Corps, a historic walk in Old Bennington, and a parade in downtown Bennington. Monday, August 16, Bennington Battle Day, is an official Vermont state holiday. Additional details on the Bennington Monument website.
Photo Credit: Lorianna Weathers
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