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Shoreham in Addison County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Ethan Allen with Eighty-Three Green Mountain Boys

 
 
Ethan Allen with Eighty-Three Green Mountain Boys Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
1. Ethan Allen with Eighty-Three Green Mountain Boys Marker
Inscription.  From Hands Cove northwest from this spot
Ethan Allen with eighty-three Green Mountain Boys embarked for the capture of Fort Ticonderoga May 10 1775

To commemorate one of the most heroic adventures of the Revolution this tablet has been erected by the Hands Cove Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
1905
 
Erected 1905 by Hands Cove Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 43° 51.596′ N, 73° 21.24′ W. Marker is in Shoreham, Vermont, in Addison County. Marker is at the intersection of Route 74 and Smith Street, on the right when traveling south on Route 74. This marker is on the west side just past a sharp bend in Rt 74 and may be easy to miss. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shoreham VT 05770, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Larrabee’s Point (approx. 1.2 miles away); A Layered Legacy

Ethan Allen with Eighty-Three Green Mountain Boys Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
2. Ethan Allen with Eighty-Three Green Mountain Boys Marker
(approx. 1.9 miles away in New York); Garrison Garden (approx. 2 miles away in New York); Breaking Ground (approx. 2 miles away in New York); Lord & Burnham Estate Greenhouse (approx. 2 miles away in New York); a different marker also named Breaking Ground (approx. 2 miles away in New York); Historic English Gate (approx. 2 miles away in New York); a different marker also named A Layered Legacy (approx. 2 miles away in New York).
 
Regarding Ethan Allen with Eighty-Three Green Mountain Boys. There is another "marker" next to the original, containing detailed explanation of the subject at hand. I have added a few photos of it. If someone wants to add it as a separate marker, feel free.
 
Ethan Allen with Eighty-Three Green Mountain Boys Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
3. Ethan Allen with Eighty-Three Green Mountain Boys Marker
Ethan Allen with Eighty-Three Green Mountain Boys Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
4. Ethan Allen with Eighty-Three Green Mountain Boys Marker
Ethan Allen with Eighty-Three Green Mountain Boys Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
5. Ethan Allen with Eighty-Three Green Mountain Boys Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2018, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 5, 2018, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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