Frequently Asked Questions

How many steps are in the Monument?

417 steps.

Are the steps open to the public?

For two events:  May 18th and July 13th.

When was the Monument built?

The cornerstone was laid August 1887, Capstone set in Novermber 1889 and the Monument opened to the public in 1891.

Can we help with exhibits and programs at the Monument?

Yes, our Friends of the Bennington Monument assist us with many activities and exhibits.

Where is the Battlefield?

The Bennington Battlefield is located in Waloomsac, New York.