Non-commerical, non-Disney-esque bit of history that continues into our current time. Grace permeates the church as well as the graveyard. No admission fee. No gift shops!
This church goes back to the 1700's. It is still in use today. In the afternoons it is open for visitors. You can only imagine the thousands of people who have been through here over the course of this country.
The church and neighborhood are very pretty, but there are more interesting tourist stops in Southern Vermont.
The church is very picturesque and typical New England church setting. A graveyard behind the church holds Robert Frost's grave. There were coins all over his grave that people left. I don't know why people throw their money away like that. Beautiful view of the mountains and landscape on the church property. The church still holds worship service on Sundays.
The church is beautiful, the staff inside is friendly. Make sure to tour the cemetery and see Robert Frosts grave.
As we entered the church two friendly ladies greeted us and showed us the church, providing interesting information about the building and its history. We then walked through the cemetery where Robert Frost is buried. There is no charge although they do appreciate donations. It is well worth a visit.
This stately early 1800s church is magnificent. It is down the hill from the Battle Monument in Bennington. The great setting makes it very photogenic on the outside. The church is open on weekday afternoons and there are helpful docents there to tell you about the church and its history. Interesting square pews.. There is a large cemetery on a... More
We got there just before the church closed, so got to take a quick look inside. The church is beautiful and well preserved. I love seeing the inside of old historic churches. The grave yard was better then I had expected. So well taken care of, and a really pretty setting. Be sure to bring you camera! Loved seeing the... More
Even viewed from the outside, this old church is lovely. The sanctuary was originally built in the center of Bennington while the white edifice of today was erected in 1805. Spiritually like minded people first gathered in 1762. Their membership included many of the original settlers of Bennington. I wish we could have seen the inside but it was not... More
The church was not open when we stopped, but our interest was the cemetery as the final resting place of one of our favorite poets, Robert Frost. There are some very old headstones which make the site interesting as well. A very well maintained church and grounds. We'll stop again when the church is open. On to the covered bridges....
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