The Silk Covered Bridge is a covered bridge, carrying Silk Road across the Walloomsac River between downtown Bennington, Vermont and the village of North Bennington. A Town lattice truss bridge, it was built in 1840, and is one of three covered bridges across the river in fairly close proximity.
40 min West
The Everett Mansion was built in the 1910s by wealthy Ohio businessman Edward Everett. He made his fortune from producing Lightning jars, the precursors of the Mason jar. The Orchard House served as a summer home for Everett’s family and was patterned after the English feudal mansions of the 14th century.
45 min West
The Creamery Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge in West Brattleboro, Vermont. Now closed to traffic, the Town lattice truss bridge formerly carried Guilford Road across Whetstone Brook, just south of Vermont Route 9. Built in 1879, it is Brattleboro’s last surviving 19th-century covered bridge.
30 Min East
In 2015, Greenfield Recreation built the Splash Pad at Hillside Park. Funded through the City of Greenfield and grant money from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Our Common Backyard’s Grant Program. It is located right next to playground and is open from Memorial Day Weekend until Labor Day weekend. During these months the Splash Pad will be opened from 10 am – 7 pm.
35 min South
The Monument was built to commemorate the Battle of Bennington which occurred on August 16, 1777, and is considered to be the turning point in the Revolutionary War. It is owned by the State of Vermont, and is supported by The Friends of the Monument, a non-profit volunteer group. A number of events are scheduled at the Monument each year, and the public is welcome.
42 min West
J’ville specializes mainly in ales, with some experimental brews along the way. The tasting room has 16 oz cans, 32 oz crowlers and 32 oz growlers for purchase to date. There are 4 taps that rotate through the different types of beer, including some seasonal and limited brews.
1 min East