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Ground Broken for Covered Bridge Museum

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Bennington, Vt., June 6 - "It's now official," wrote John J. Dostal to vermontbridges dot com. "Off and running. Lots of planning to do."

With the above brief note Dostal enclosed a clipping from the BENNINGTON BANNER by Whitney Gates.

The museum is to be constructed similar to the Bennington Area covered bridges as a wing of the existing Bennington Center for the Arts (BCA) building owned and operated by Bruce Laumeister.

The groundbreaking ceremony for the was held adjacent to the BCA Tuesday morning. Construction of the museum is expected to be complete in approximately eight to 10 months, the article said.

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