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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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The US band - with permission from the singer's family - have posted an episode of Carpool Karaoke starring Bennington online as a tribute to him.
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Bennington was known for his long struggles with depression, alcohol, and drugs.
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.