The Bennington Battle Monument

The Bennington Battle Monument

The Monument will open May 19

It It will be open five days a week, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 10:00 AM to 5:00PM
Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

2021 Events at The Bennington Battle Monument

The events for this season are still in the planning stage. This will be updated as plans are made.


July 4 Reading and Celebration of the Declaration of Independence
Historic Games and Colonial fun leading up to the reading of the Declaration of Independence. This is an annual tradition on the grounds of the Monument.
A replica declaration is available for all to sign.
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

August 14 and 15: The weekend Celebration of the Battle of Bennington
There will be an encampment of revolutionary war re-enacters at the Monument.

Saturday August 14: The annual Battle Day 5K road race
Sponsored by the Friends of the Monument. This is the sixteenth annual Battle Day 5K race. The race starts and ends at the Monument. The course is slightly rolling. In keeping with the Battle Day activities, this race is started with the firing of a cannon or revolutionary war era rifle. Following the 5K race is a 1/2 mile Kids fun Run
We had a very successful race with a smaller turn out than the last run in 2019. Results can be viewed and downloaded at Female overall places, Male overall places, Female by age group, and Male by age group

Suuunday August 15 at 2:00 PM There will be a walking tour starting at the Monument going down Monument Avenue and discussing the history of the houses and the area


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This webpage is operated by the Friends of the Bennington Battle Monument
The Monument is a Vermont state owned Historic Site, Vermont Division for Historic Preservation
The Monument is Open Daily May 1 through October 31. 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
15 Monument Circle, Old Bennington, VT 05201 • 802-447-0550 • contact us
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