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Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Bennington.
This page contains four sections:
How Far From Bennington to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Bennington to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Bennington and extending to:
Communities Also Named Bennington ...
We have found 14 communities that share the name Bennington.
While the name Bennington is unique within Vermont, we know of another 14 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.
Communities Outside of Vermont
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Bear Lake County
Distance: About 1,920 miles [3,089.9 km] to the West Northwest.
Distance: About 836 miles [1,345.4 km] to the West Southwest.
Distance: About 681 miles [1,096 km] to the West Southwest.
Distance: About 1,294 miles [2,082.5 km] to the West.
Distance: About 332 miles [534.3 km] to the Southwest.
Distance: About 558 miles [898 km] to the West.
Our profile page for Bennington, Mower County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Mower County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 1,177 miles [1,894.2 km] to the West.
Distance: About 64 miles [103 km] to the East.
Distance: About 263 miles [423.3 km] to the West.
Our profile page for Bennington, Morrow County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Morrow County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 1,372 miles [2,208 km] to the West Southwest.
Distance: About 392 miles [630.9 km] to the West.
Our profile page for Bennington, Blair County
This community is historic.<8>
Although located in Blair County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Bennington ...
As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Notable Births & Deaths ...
This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.
Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Bennington. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.
Susan B. Anthony
Suffragette, activist. She was born in Adams (Massachusetts) on Tueday February 15, 1820 and died in Rochester (New York) on Tueday March 13, 1906 at an age of 86. She was buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Monroe County, New York) [Map].
Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta
Author. She was born in Bennington on Saturday November 11, 1815 and died in New York (New York) on Monday March 23, 1891 at an age of 75. She was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York) [Map].
Richard D. Buckley
Major League Baseball. He was born in Troy (New York) on Tueday September 21, 1858 and died in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Thursday December 12, 1929 at an age of 71.
Jack Chesbro (Born as John Dwight Cheesbro)
Professional baseball. He was born in North Adams (Massachusetts) on Friday June 5, 1874 and died in Conway (Massachusetts) on Friday November 6, 1931 at an age of 57. He was buried at Howland Cemetery (Franklin County, Massachusetts) [Map].
Charles 'Chas' Crocker
Railroad tycoon, industrialist. He was born in Troy (New York) on Monday September 16, 1822 and died in Monterey (California) on Tueday August 14, 1888 at an age of 65. He was buried at Mountain View Cemetery (Alameda County, California) [Map].
George Stacy Davis
Major League Baseball. He was born in Cohoes (New York) on Tueday August 23, 1870 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Thursday October 17, 1940 at an age of 70. He was buried at Fernwood Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania) [Map].
Singer. He was born in Mechanicville (New York) on Monday July 24, 1916 and died in Glen Burnie (Maryland) on Thursday December 17, 1981 at an age of 65. He was buried at Pinelawn Memorial Park (Suffolk County, New York) [Map].
Actress. She was born in Salem (New York) on Saturday August 16, 1890 and died in Saint Petersburg (Florida) on Wednesday January 30, 1963 at an age of 72. She was buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York) [Map].
Ulysses Franklin Grant
Negro League Baseball. He was born in Pittsfield (Massachusetts) on Tueday August 1, 1865 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday May 27, 1937 at an age of 71. He was buried at East Ridgelawn Cemetery (Passaic County, New Jersey) [Map].
Religious leader of the Latter Day Saints (LDS). He was born in Whitingham (Vermont) on Monday June 1, 1801 and died in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Wednesday August 29, 1877 at an age of 76. He was buried at Mormon Pioneer Memorial (Utah).
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This page was last modified: 07 Mar 2019