The Bennington Historical Society’s August 2014 meeting featured local historian Phyllis Chapman. Her presentation was on the early flags of Vermont including the “Bennington Battle Flag”. Robert Ebert the president of the Bennington Historical Society gave a reading about the late in life marriage of Benning Wentworth, the New Hampshire governor the town is named after. The meeting at the Bennington Museum was part of the Bennington Battle Day weekend celebration.

Early Vermont Flags from Jackie Marro on Vimeo.