Burlington in Chittenden County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Park is Site of Farm Owned by Hero of Ticonderoga
Putting behind him the martial deeds of a hero, Ethan came here in 1787 to till the soil as a peaceful farmer. On Feb. 12, 1789, he died here after a trip across the ice to South Hero. Memorial Tower was built on Indian Rock, traditional Algonquin look-out.
Erected 1949 by Vermont Historic Sites Commission.
Location. 44° 30.226′ N, 73° 14.427′ W. Marker is in Burlington, Vermont, in Chittenden County. Marker is at the intersection of North Avenue and Ethan Allen Parkway, on the right when traveling north on North Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington VT 05408, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ethan Allen Park - Wilderness in the City (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Black Snake Affair (approx. 0.6 miles away); 2nd Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment (approx. 1.8 miles away); Battery Park (approx. 1.9 miles away); Saint-Joseph Parish (approx. 1.9 miles away); William Wells (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Battery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Howard William Plant memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Burlington.
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Also see . . . Ethan Allen - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 24, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Agriculture • War, US Revolutionary •
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