Marking Bennington Battle Day with free history lessons

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Friday marks Bennington Battle Day.

The Vermont state holiday celebrates the victory over the British on Aug. 16, 1777.

To celebrate, admission to state-owned historic sites will be free on Fri., Aug. 16.

Tracy Martin of the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation spoke with our Galen Ettlin about the benefit for you. Watch the video for the full interview.

Click here for more on Vermont's state historic sites.