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Bennington Battle Day Celebration and Parade

August 16

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the traditional events that mark this celebration, such as the parade, have been cancelled in 2020. However, please stay tuned for information about the modified celebration being planned by supporters.

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. Under normal circumstances, 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. Additional details on the Bennington Monument website.

Photo Credit: Lorianna Weathers


August 16


Monument Circle
Old Bennington, VT 05201 United States + Google Map

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