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Bennington Battlefieldhas been designated aRegistered NationalHistoric Landmark Under the provisions of theHistoric Sites Act of August 21, 1935this site possesses exceptional valuein commemorating and illustratingthe history of the United Stat…
In grateful memorythis avenue of trees is dedicatedto all the brave men ofThe Town of Hoosickwho served with the victorious forces ofthe United Statesin the Second World War1941 - 1945.On this tablet are inscribedthe names of those whocalled from …
Position ofColonel NicholsNew Hampshire Regiment
Position ofColonel Herrick'sVermont Rangers
Herrick's ApproachA column of 300 men under Colonel Samuel Herrick marched over this ridge in order to attack Baum's main position from the rear. Reinforcements ArriveNo sooner had Stark's troops overrun Baum's main position on the top of this …
The River CrossingTravelers on the road to Bennington in 1777 crossed the Walloomsac River on a bridge where today's bridge stands at the foot of this hill. To defend this important crossing, Baum placed his Brunswick grenadiers and a few British …
By the end of July 1777, the British invasion from Canada under General John Burgoyne had progressed to Fort Edward on the Hudson River. Desperately in need of supplies, Burgoyne dispatched an expedition on August 11 under Lieutenant Colonel Fried…
A memorialcommemorating the recordof theNew Hampshire troopsunder the commandofJohn Starkinthis importanddecisive engagementAugust 16, 1777
In grateful memoryof thePatriots of Vermontand their fellow patriots fromthe neighboring stateswho here fought for Americanindependence under the commandofGeneral John StarkandColonel Seth WarnerAugust 16, 1777—————&m…
Erected by theCommonwealth of Massachusettsas a tribute to her patriotic volunteerswho rendered valuable service in the repulseof the Burgoyne invasion at the Battle of BenningtonAugust 16, 1777.