Vermont History

Bennington Museum was originally founded in 1852 as the Bennington Historical Association and has always had strong collections related to early Vermont and important Vermonters. Pieces related to Vermont History can also be found in other sections including Battle of Bennington, Gilded Age Vermont, Photographs, and Rare Books and Archives.

Terrestrial Globe, 1810
James Wilson (1763-1855)
Coal Torpedo, 1863-1864
Thomas Edgeworth Courtenay (1822-1875)
Elijah Dewey, 1798
Ralph Earl (1751-1801)
Oil on canvas
Early Mass on Easter Sunday, 1937
LeRoy Williams (1878-1965)
Oil on canvas