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Bennington Centre Cemetery

Bennington, VT
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Ranked #11 of 19 attractions in Bennington
Type: Cemeteries
Most recent review
- Jun 6, 2014
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San Francisco, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
28 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed this cemetery very much. It is well kept and easy to explore. The sound of birds chirping and the beautiful landscaping makes it an enjoyable place to visit.

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Earlton, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The graveyard is extremely fascinating, and I could have spent a good part of my afternoon here. it was amazing to see the old headstones, the family names, and the history of the area. I came to specifically see Robert Frost's grave. As other reviewers have noted, it is much easier to reach his grave by parking near the church... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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107 reviews 107 reviews
57 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

Take note, this part of the cemetery is best accessed from the church, not the museum. The cemetery is a peaceful and historic place to visit. There is a brochure posted but it's difficult to read. The oldest headstone I noted was from the early 1700's. Many are inscripted with lengthy epitaphs. Sadly, many are illegible now due to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

It probably helps that Robert Frost is buried here as the entire cemetery is very well manicured. There are some very old headstones that make for interesting reading if you are into that sort of thing. We missed the church as it was closed. Check out the three covered bridges and Bennington Monument while you are in the area. A... More

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Shaftsbury, Vermont, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I like the fact is it always kept nice,They say no fake flowers but I have seen some but not too bad.I have family layed to rest here

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105 reviews 105 reviews
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The church rising above the cemetery is picture perfect, but in its shadow is this cemetery. I could have spent the entire day here reading the headstones. This is a place filled with history. The cemetery is apparently treasured by the town because it is in perfect, manicured condition. From the front white picket fence the oldest headstones can be... More

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Stephentown, New York
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45 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

grave of Robert Frost. Behind Bennington Museum which is a nice small museum with a collection of Grandma Moses. Cemetery sits next to quintessential New England church in Old Bennington which is a great place to drive around for the lovely old home and of course the Bennington Battle Monument

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