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    ROBERT FROST GRAVE

    by LoriPori Written Sep 23, 2012

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    Favorite thing: An American poet, ROBERT LEE FROST (March 26, 1874 to January 29, 1963), was one of the most popular and respected poets of his generation.
    Received four Pullitzer prizes for poetry.
    He and his family are buried in Old Church Cemetery "Vermont's Sacred Age"

    Robert Frost Grave Robert Frost Grave Marker

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    OLD FIRST CHURCH

    by LoriPori Updated Sep 23, 2012

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    Favorite thing: The First Congregational Church of Bennington, is also known affectionately as the OLD FIRST CHURCH. Located on Monument Avenue, the Church was the first thing we saw when we arrived in the town of Bennington. Of course it was raining, but we still got out of the van to take some pics.
    The congregation organized in 1762 and the current structure was built in 1805. Sanctuary dedicated in 1806.
    Next to the Church is the cemetery, known as "Vermont's Sacred Age". In this cemetery is buried Robert Frost and his family. I just followed the signs "Robert Frost Grave". It's way back of the cemetery.

    Church Cemetery Robert Frost Grave Marker

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    SACRED HEART ST. FRANCES DE SALES CHURCH

    by LoriPori Written Sep 23, 2012

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    Favorite thing: Located on 238 West Main Street, the SACRED HEART ST. FRANCES DE SALES CHURCH was the first Roman Catholic Church in southern Vermont.

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