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Bennington Battle Monument

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Address: 15 Monument Cir, Bennington, VT 05201-2134
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+1 802-447-0550
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Monument to a key battle of the American Revolution. The monument stands...

Monument to a key battle of the American Revolution. The monument stands over 300 feet tall.

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Nearly skipped a visit here but fitted it in on our way back to New York. So glad we did it. The views are just amazing and the site has some awesome history

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Bath, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nearly skipped a visit here but fitted it in on our way back to New York. So glad we did it. The views are just amazing and the site has some awesome history

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East Hardwick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area around the obelisk is truly enchanting. It's like going back in time. Will visit it again when I have more time.

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Cropseyville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being able to go up in the monument and up the elevator is amazing. Very interesting to read the history of the monument, it's construction, and the reason around it being built. Very fortunate to have this piece of history a open to the public.

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

All told, this is as good a battle monument as one might hope for. Lovely view too. But it's a battle monument! ... Come on!

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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Always fun to go up in the elevator to see the surrounding area. It is particularly nice when the fall colors are full. Sometimes the stairs are open.

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Thank Mary Alice T
Mid Coast Maine, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Impressive monument in a lovely circular park. We missed riding the elevator to the top as they close it late October, but I bet the view is amazing. Late fall colors were lovely....

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Johnson City, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

OK maybe $5 is a bit steep (no pun intended !) to get to the top of this monument but it us worthwhile when you get up there and see the gorgeous view. It was a bit hazy that day we were up and had it just recently stopped raining but the sun peeped out a few times - I... More 

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Conroe, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

It's hard not to miss this monument as you're driving through town. We happened to stop just as a tour group was getting back to their bus. We did't go up, but we did buy a few souvenirs from the shop. The workers in the shop were very nice and helpful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped with friends on a beautiful evening to take pictures , the fall color was fantastic! Will have to find a photo

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Pretty cool tower overlooking both New York and New Hamphshire. You take the elevator which costs $5 to the observation deck. Be careful it's pretty windy up there because there are no windows. Nice gift shop.

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