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Title Bennington Battle Monument Records
Creator Bennington Battle Monument Association
Other Creators Robinson, George W.
Dates of Creation 1875-1891
Scope & Content Letters, meeting notes, fund raising solicitations and printed ephemera relating to the construction of the Bennington Battle Monument. Includes a copy of the Act to incorporate the Bennington Battle Monument Association, letter from descendants of the early residents of Bennington expressing their views on the proposed monument. A drawing by architect John F. Weir showing the proposed siting of the Monument and the buildings to be removed for construction and landscaping. There are two short drafts of a letter or presentation against demolition of the State Arms Inn for the monument.
Administrative/Biographical History Much of this material was created in the planning and fund raising for the Bennington Battle Monument and were saved by George W. Robinson as a result of his fund raising efforts in New York, Boston, Chicago, and other places organized groups of former Vermonters resided.
Related People Bliss, Charles Miller
Hall, Hiland (1795-1885)
Harrison, Benjamin
Jennings, Isaac Sr.
Ormsbee, Ebenezer J.
Robinson, George Wadsworth
Weir, John F.
Search Terms Bennington Battle Monument (Bennington, Vt.)
Credit line Bequest of Hall Park McCullough
Catalog Number 2009.163.118