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Old First Congregational Church

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Address: Bennington, VT
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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Description: This 1805 Bennington church is where poet Robert Frost is buried.

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A vermonter's day trip to Bennington!

Robert Frost Resting place . Beautiful old headstones . We did not take a tour of the church which I think would have been interesting.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Guilford, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Robert Frost Resting place . Beautiful old headstones . We did not take a tour of the church which I think would have been interesting.

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Willoughby, Ohio
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Beautiful church and the cemetery is very old and historic. Robert Frost is buried there. Many of the head stones are from the early 1700's.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

What a beautiful and interesting church. The gentleman who was volunteering inside the church was both welcoming and very informative. While you are there, make a little donation to the church and pick up a their guide to the cemetery. This one page flyer had some interesting facts and made our visit to the cemetery so much better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

If I were Robert Frost I would have wanted to be buried here, too. Beautiful church in a beautiful area. Worth the trip whether you're looking for beauty, history or both

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Look at the dates & read some of the words. Unique family gathering groups with very - fancy to plain - ironworks around the graves. Robert Frost is buried here. Many family members also. Have your walking shoes on as the hills slop & if wet you may slide.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

If you are a student of life you will not be disappointed in this gem. The church is beautifully maintained and offers a glimpse back in American history. Spend time talking to the tour guide. The cemetery holds many interesting stories and is the resting place of Robert Frost.

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Hicksville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Beautiful old church. Learn all about life in the 1800's. Cemetery includes the grave of Robert Frost.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This building and cemetery are just as impressive as any church in Boston. Yet the area is quiet and off the beaten path of tourists. The church sits down the street from the battle monument. Visit both on the same trip in less than 2 hrs.

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Drop in at this church and the locals are volunteers and will tell you stories about how it came about, who attended, who's buried in the cemetery, even what's going on with that ramshackle place across the street.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Absolutely beautiful and maintained. Just like it was in the 1700's. The private boxes, the podium - just sends chills up your spine. We also enjoyed walking through the cemetery adjoining the church. It's a don't miss.

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Additional Information about Old First Congregational Church

Address: Bennington, VT
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Bennington
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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