This page provides links to various materials about North Bennington. Please feel free to recommend papers or articles to be posted here.
A full-color celebration from the 1950s of the Polygraphic Company of America, this volume includes many photos of workers and of the factory in North Bennington. From the Collection of Dorothy Vail Buxbaum.
The Bennington College campus was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2022. The application for inclusion in the Register contains many historic photographs and extensive details about the campus. Above, the Jennings family home, now a music building at the college, in an undated photograph included in the application.
Once the home of Christopher Fruitrich, Davis Alumni House at Bennington College, above, has a long history tied to a well-known village family. The story is contained in “Bennington Through Dorothy’s Eyes” — written by Finbar Lavelle and published in The Bennington Lens (outside link).
A Brief History of the Hall Farm, written by Angus McCullough in 2014, contains vintage views of this historic farm located west of Park Street. Employee records reproduced in the book include photos of crew members from the early 20th century. Much of the original farm property is now owned by The Fund for North Bennington, Inc.
More articles and papers about North Bennington and its environs
- The History of North Bennington by H.S. Walbridge (1937)
- North Bennington National Historic District application (1980)
- 100 Years of the North Bennington School by Elizabeth Dwyer and others (1971)
- The Story of the First National Bank of North Bennington by Bradford Smith (1954)
- The Industrial Archeology of Henry Burden & Sons Ironworks in Southwestern Vermont by Victor R. Rolando (2007)
- Thirty-six hours in North Bennington (New York Times) (2006)(outside link)
- Sage City Syndicate annual reports in verse by Lucien Hanks