Battle of Bennington

Battle of Bennington (HM8UK)

Location: Bennington, VT 05201 Bennington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 53.35', W 73° 12.972'

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The Expedition led by Lieut.
Col. Baum Sent to Seize
Military Stores here, was
Defeated by Volunteer Amer-
ican Militia Forces from
New Hampshire, Massachusetts
and Vermont, Commanded by
General John Stark, Aided
By Colonels Warner and
Herrick, of Vermont, Symonds,
of Massachusetts, and Nichols
of New Hampshire.

[Reverse Side of Marker]:
Monument Erected 1887-1891
Commemorates the Battle of
Bennington, August 16, 1777.
Height 301 Feet. The Stone
is Blue Dolomite. Cost of
Monument and Site About
$100,000. Funds Appropriated
by Congress and the Legis-
Latures of Vermont, New
Hampshire and Massachusetts.
HM NumberHM8UK
Placed ByBennington Historical Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 7:42am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 645657 N 4750050
Decimal Degrees42.88916667, -73.21620000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 53.35', W 73° 12.972'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 53' 21.00" N, 73° 12' 58.32" W
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Area Code(s)802
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13 Monument Cir, Bennington VT 05201, US
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