Bennington, Vermont: World's Tallest Ladderback Chair

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Address:
125 Washington Ave., Bennington, VT
Directions:
From VT-9/Main St. in downtown, turn south at the stoplight onto Washington Ave. Drive one block. You'll see the chair on the right, in front of a bank.
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World's Tallest Ladderback Chair

In 2012 a near-perfect replica of the World's Tallest Ladderback Chair was dedicated in Bennington, 12 years after the original was torn down. Its cane seat was destroyed by thoughtless jerks in 2021.

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World's Tallest Ladderback Chair

Passed by a few days ago. One corner of the seat was down; a product of what looks like weather and rot. It's surrounded by yellow caution tape, so hopefully someone will fix it.

[K And k, 08/06/2021]

The chair was in fact damaged by four jerks who jumped up and down on its cane seat. The town plans to repair it, and arrest the chair-trashers.

Big chair.

World's Tallest Ladderback Chair

It's back! I wanted to update that the chair is still in town, but it has moved. I visited it in August of this year. It sits on the property of a bank.

[Ron Dwan, 01/02/2021]
World's Tallest Ladderback Chair

Sadly the store is closed and the chair is gone. But the town is full of little gems. Moose and tiger statues everywhere, a shark on top of a fish fry restaurant, half cars coming out of the side of buildings...interesting little place.

[Ginger Cameron, 06/24/2018]
World's Largest Ladderback Chair

The World's Largest Ladderback Chair will be auctioned off on March 17, 2018. A local media outlet is raising funds to buy and keep it in Bennington. The GoFundMe page is at gofundme.com/SaveTheBigChair

[Jeffrey Grimshaw, 02/27/2018]

The chair was sold to a local bank, which has promised to keep it in Bennington.


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