Bennington (Postcard History Series) by Bennington Historical Society,Bennington Museum

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By Bennington Historical Society,Bennington Museum

Nestled within the southwest nook of Vermont, Bennington is wealthy in historical past and traditional good looks. On August sixteen, 1777, the fairway Mountain Boys and armed forces from surrounding states defeated British troops on the conflict of Bennington. Like different small cities in New England, this agricultural group quickly came across its waterways ruled by means of huge factories. whilst production declined within the early 1900s, town reinvented itself as a vacationer vacation spot. Postcards selling neighborhood surroundings, old fashioned coated bridges, bustling downtown streets, smooth facilities, and critical old websites defined the town�s value to tourists and fostered neighborhood pride.

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