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Bennington,

town (1990 pop. 16,451), seat of Bennington co., SW Vt.; chartered 1749, settled 1761. It includes the villages of North Bennington and Old Bennington. The town manufactures transportation equipment, paper and plastic products, electronic components, clothing, and pottery. The surrounding area has dairy farms and several ski resorts. A 300-ft (91-m) monument commemorates the 1777 Revolutionary War battle of Bennington (see Saratoga campaignSaratoga campaign,
June–Oct., 1777, of the American Revolution. Lord George Germain and John Burgoyne were the chief authors of a plan to end the American Revolution by splitting the colonies along the Hudson River.
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). Also here are the site of the first schoolhouse in Vermont; Catamount Tavern, where the Green Mountain Boys met; the site of abolitionist William Lloyd GarrisonGarrison, William Lloyd,
1805–79, American abolitionist, b. Newburyport, Mass. He supplemented his limited schooling with newspaper work and in 1829 went to Baltimore to aid Benjamin Lundy in publishing the Genius of Universal Emancipation.
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's printing shop; the Old First Church (1805); the Walloomsac Inn (1763); Bennington College (1925); and the Bennington Museum.

Bennington

a town in SW Vermont: the site of a British defeat (1777) in the War of American Independence. Pop.: 15 637 (2003 est.)
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No one from our side of the world had paid a tribute to Bennington so I took it upon myself to honour him,' he stated.
More than two months after Linkin Park's 'One More Light World Tour' ended, suddenly with the death of their frontman Chester Bennington, reports contactmusic.
Chester's widow, Talinda Bennington, meanwhile, recently took to Twitter to express her disgust toward the tabloid outlet TMZ and the coroner for 'sensationalizing' her husband's previous suicide attempt in 2016.
There was also an indication that Bennington was anxious in his final moments because police found fingernail fragments on his bedside table and under his iPhone - something that the singer did when he's nervous according to his widowed wife Talinda Bennington.
leg of the tour was canceled after Bennington hanged himself a day before the tour was to begin.
In the video, Bennington can be seen laughing and singing along with host Ken Jeong and his bandmates Mike Shinoda and Joe Hahn.
The actor and singer then introduced a clip of Linkin Park performing for the 2010 VMAs from Los Angeles' Griffith Observatory, including a picture of Bennington smiling as he interacted with fans at a concert.
Los Angeles: In an emotional tribute to Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington, the rock band's bassist Dave Phoenix Farrell said the singer's legacy will live forever in the memories he shared with his friends and fans.
Bennington was known for his long struggles with depression, alcohol, and drugs.
Coroner's office spokesman Brian Elias said his office had been notified by law enforcement of the death of Bennington, 41, on Thursday morning.
Chester Bennington became part of Linkin Park in 1999, replacing vocalist Mike Wakefield.
As an industry veteran in washing and classifying, Bennington had been brainstorming a low-water washing solution for many years, and "with the resources of Superior Industries, we were able to design it, refine it, and prove it in the field," he said, referring to the new Alliance Low Water Washer.