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Bennington Centre Cemetery

Address: Bennington, VT
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Ranked #6 of 19 things to do in Bennington
Type: Cemeteries, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Cemeteries, Sights & Landmarks
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English first
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

About 10 yards down the hill from the garage on left side of road is Robert Frost Grave. Read his poetry before you come and then just look around. In October, this is one of Vermont's most beautiful spots.

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62 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Wow...this cemetery has beautiful grounds and is well taken care for....Robert Frost is buried here. Make the stop!!

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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The cemetery is a beautiful setting, enhanced by the changing colours of the leaves of the giant trees. We found the memorial to the British troops who died while prisoners after the Battle of Bennington, gravestones of those who had fought them, and the grave of Robert Frost, America's Poet Laureate,

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East Providence, Rhode Island
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

It is a profound feeling to be surrounded by such history...many Revolutionary War soldiers are buried here. The cemetery has beautiful views of the landscape. The many varied stones and grave sites are fascinating.

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Sydney, Australia
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411 attraction reviews
343 helpful votes 343 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

It's a cemetery if it's not attached to a church. This one is next to and behind the Old First Church, therefore, technically, it's a graveyard and a lovely one at that. There's something very elegant about the tombstones all lined up and slowly wearing away. It's on Monument Avenue which has some of the most gorgeous houses and leads... More 

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San Francisco, California
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41 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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90 helpful votes 90 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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Titusville
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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
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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