A report on Vermont and Battle of Bennington

A 1780 map depicting the troop positions at the start of the battle
General John Stark
The Old Constitution House at Windsor, where the Constitution of Vermont was adopted on July 8, 1777
An early 20th-century map depicting the battlefield
A circa 1775 flag used by the Green Mountain Boys
Battle of Bennington, c. 1900
The gold leaf dome of the neoclassical Vermont State House (Capitol) in Montpelier
The Bennington flag was long incorrectly believed to have flown during the battle.
1791 Act of Congress admitting Vermont into the Union
The Bennington Battle Monument in Bennington, Vermont
Vermont in 1827. The county boundaries have since changed.
150th anniversary of Battle of Bennington commemorative stamp
Map of Vermont showing cities, roads, and rivers
Historic Marker marking the Bennington Battlefield Park
Population density of Vermont
Mount Mansfield
Western face of Camel's Hump Mountain (elevation 4079 ft).
Fall foliage at Lake Willoughby
Köppen climate types of Vermont, using 1991–2020 climate normals.
Silurian and Devonian stratigraphy of Vermont
The hermit thrush, the state bird of Vermont
A proportional representation of Vermont exports, 2020
Fall foliage seen from Hogback Mountain, Wilmington
Lake Champlain
Autumn in Vermont
Stowe Resort Village
The Lyndon Institute, a high school in Lyndon, Vermont
The University of Vermont
Old Mill, the oldest building of the university
Vermont welcome sign in Addison on Route 17 just over the New York border over the Champlain Bridge
Amtrak station in White River Junction
The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant, in Vernon
The Vermont Supreme Court's building in Montpelier
Vermont towns hold a March town meeting for voters to approve the town's budget and decide other matters. Marlboro voters meet in this building.
Senators Bernie Sanders and Patrick Leahy and Representative Peter Welch greet supporters in 2017.
Vermontasaurus sculpture in Post Mills, in 2010

A rebel force of 2,000 men, primarily New Hampshire and Massachusetts militiamen, led by General John Stark, and reinforced by Vermont militiamen led by Colonel Seth Warner and members of the Green Mountain Boys, decisively defeated a detachment of General John Burgoyne's army led by Lieutenant Colonel Friedrich Baum, and supported by additional men under Lieutenant Colonel Heinrich von Breymann.

- Battle of Bennington

The battles of Bennington and Saratoga together are recognized as the turning point in the Revolutionary War because they were the first major defeat of a British army.

- Vermont

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The Flag of the Green Mountain Boys, predating the Vermont Republic, is still used by the Vermont National Guard

Green Mountain Boys

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The Flag of the Green Mountain Boys, predating the Vermont Republic, is still used by the Vermont National Guard
Replica of the 1777 flag from the Battle of Bennington.
Green Mountain Rangers, 1776

The Green Mountain Boys were a militia organization first established in 1770 in the territory between the British provinces of New York and New Hampshire, known as the New Hampshire Grants and later in 1777 as the Vermont Republic (which later became the state of Vermont).

Under Warner the regiment fought at the battles of Hubbardton and Bennington in 1777.

Bennington, Vermont

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Bennington in 1887
Battle of Bennington Heights, August 16, 1777
The sign for historic Bennington, Vermont
First Congregational Church in Bennington
Sacred Heart Saint Francis de Sales Church in Bennington
Robert Frost's grave
N.Y.C.R.R. station in 1913
First Congregational Church of Bennington, 1804
Henry House, 1769
Burt Henry Covered Bridge, 1835
Silk Covered Bridge, 1840
The Blue Benn, a historic diner in Bennington

Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States.

The town is known in particular for the Battle of Bennington, which took place during the Revolutionary War.