A reading of the Declaration of Independence will take place on the grounds of the Monument with a discussion to follow.
Bennington Battle Monument
Join us on Flag Day for a special program exploring the symbolism and meaning behind the American Flag and other familiar banners.
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Join this guided walk down Monument Avenue in Old Bennington, from the Battle Monument to The Old First Church. Tour guides will share the history and architecture of the homes along the way.
Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Bennington Battle Monument.
Historic games and Colonial activities, leading up to the reading of the Declaration of Independence in this annual tradition on the grounds of the Bennington Battle Monument. A replica declaration is available for all to sign.
Celebrate our nation’s most enduring symbol with flag history presentations and flag-making activities for children and adults.
Enjoy the beautiful spring views. Every mother receives a lovely carnation to take home.
On the second day of Bennington Battle Weekend, enjoy a concert by Moodus Fife and Drum with music dating from the colonial period to the present day. Revolutionary War reenactors will be on the grounds for discussions and military displays.
A new Vintage Visitors Presentation – Some people would rather be infamous than famous. Victoria Woodhull, aka Phyllis Chapman, will introduce you to Calamity Jane, Belle Star, and many other notorious 19th Century women. $10.00 admission includes light refreshments. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Bennington Battle Monument.
On the first day of Bennington Battle Weekend, a 5K road race begins at 9:30 AM, starting and finishing at the Monument. Following the 5K, there will be a ¼- mile Kids Fun Race — a fun, easy race for children. The celebration continues through the afternoon with Revolutionary War reenactors, children’s games and other activities. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Bennington Battle Monument.
Registration starts at 8:00