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Arlington Village Historic District **
(added 1989 - Bennington County - #89001936)
Roughly Main St., School St., E. Arlington Rd., and Battenkill Dr., Arlington
(1800 acres, 188 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Passman,William
Architectural Style: Federal, Greek Revival, Colonial Revival
Historic Person: Ruggles,Carl
Area of Significance: Architecture, Exploration/Settlement, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1750 AD, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private , Local Gov't , State
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Bennington Fish Hatchery **
(added 1994 - Bennington County - #94000376)
Also known as Bennington Fish Culture Station
South Stream Rd., Bennington
(1185 acres, 5 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Lambert & Burrington
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Fishing Facility Or Site
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Fishing Facility Or Site

Carrigan Lane Historic District
(added 1998 - Bennington County - #98001152)
Roughly along Carrigan Ln., from Division St. to Safford St., Bennington
(less then 1 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Center Shaftsbury Historic District **
(added 1988 - Bennington County - #88002052)
Also known as See Also:Galusha, Gov. Jonas, Homestead
VT 7A, Shaftsbury
(2600 acres, 39 buildings, 5 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Huntington,Harlow
Architectural Style: Federal, Greek Revival, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1900-1750 AD, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private , Local Gov't
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Processing, Single Dwelling

Dorset Village Historic District **
(added 1985 - Bennington County - #85000868)
Also known as see also:Dorset Village Historic Distrct (Boundary Increase)
Roughly bounded by Main and Church Sts. and Dorset Hollow Rd., Dorset
(1580 acres, 73 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Federal, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1700-1749, 1750-1799, 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private , Local Gov't
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Dorset Village Historic District (Boundary Increase) **
(added 1997 - Bennington County - #97000040)
Also known as see also:Dorset Village Historic District
Jct. of Church St. and West Rd., Dorset
(750 acres, 27 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Greek Revival, Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private , Local Gov't
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Natural Feature, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Natural Feature, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Downtown Bennington Historic District **
(added 1980 - Bennington County - #80000327)
Also known as NR Control No. 823764006
U.S. 7 and VT 9, Bennington
(130 acres, 32 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Italianate, Other, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private , Local Gov't
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Business, Courthouse, Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

East Arlington Village Historic District **
(added 1996 - Bennington County - #96000689)
Roughly bounded by Old Mill, Ice Pond, E. Arlington, and Warm Brook Rds., Maple and Pleasnt Sts., and the Lane, Arlington
(1400 acres, 156 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Tynan, James M., Buck, William H.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Greek Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private , Local Gov't
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Equinox House Historic District **
(added 1980 - Bennington County - #80000384)
Also known as NR Control No. PH0053368
Main and Union Sts., Manchester
(258 acres, 9 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Italianate, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Religion, Entertainment/Recreation, Politics/Government, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899
Owner: Local Gov't , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Hotel
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Hotel

Furnace Grove Historic District **
(added 1997 - Bennington County - #97000646)
VT 9, 1 mi. E. of jct of VT 9 and Burgess Rd., Bennington
(1020 acres, 18 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Other, Queen Anne, Federal
Area of Significance: Industry, Social History, Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Processing Site, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage

Kent Neighborhood Historic District **
(added 1978 - Bennington County - #78003203)
S of Dorset at Dorset West and Nichols Hill Rds., Dorset
(2100 acres, 15 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Military, Politics/Government, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1800-1824, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Manchester Village Historic District **
(added 1984 - Bennington County - #84003438)
US 7A, Union St., and Taconic Ave., Manchester
(900 acres, 65 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Colonial, Other, Federal
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private , Local Gov't
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

North Bennington Historic District **
(added 1980 - Bennington County - #80000328)
Also known as NR Control No. 0604074;040372477
VT 67 and VT 67A, North Bennington
(1120 acres, 164 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Italianate, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation, Industry
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local Gov't , State
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Old Bennington Historic District **
(added 1984 - Bennington County - #84000030)
Also known as N.R. Control Nos. PH0053341;PH0053376
Roughly bounded by Rutland RR, Monument Ave. and Circle, West Rd., Seminary Lane, Elm and Fairview Sts., Bennington
(2200 acres, 79 buildings, 14 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Georgian, Federal
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local Gov't , State
Historic Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Monument/Marker, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Monument/Marker, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Orchards, The
(added 2000 - Bennington County - #00000384)
Also known as Everett Estate
982 Mansion Dr., Bennington
(3675 acres, 5 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Totten, George Oakley, Jr., Wagner, Frank L.
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Garden, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Street Furniture/Object
Current Function: Education, Landscape
Current Sub-function: College, Garden

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