Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Bennington Battle Day yields free admission

Wednesday, Aug. 16— Aug. 16 is a Vermont State Holiday commemorating Bennington Battle Day and its victory over the British on Aug. 16, 1777. To celebrate this Revolutionary War victory, admission is free this day only to the Bennington Battle Monument, Chimney Point (Addison), Mount Independence (Orwell), President Calvin Coolidge (Plymouth), and Justin Morrill (Strafford) State Historic Sites.

Pack the picnic basket, grab the kids, invite friends and neighbors, and head out to enjoy the great Vermont summer at any of the state-owned historic sites.

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