- Associated Press - Saturday, August 13, 2016

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The community of Bennington is commemorating the 239th anniversary of a Revolutionary War battle with events throughout the weekend.

The Bennington Banner (https://bit.ly/2bdlHHF ) reports the events that started on Friday include a “kids’ day,” historical re-enactments, and a 5-kilometer road race.

The weekend culminates with the Battle Day Parade on Sunday at 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday is a state holiday to honor the Battle at Bennington which actually occurred in neighboring New York state.

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