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Ethan Allen Statue

Montpelier, VT
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Ranked #6 of 12 attractions in Montpelier
Description: Located at the front of the Vermont State House.
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Randolph, VT
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Take a tour through Vt's State House and step back in time. Original gaslights (now connected to electricity), furniture, stained glass....wonderful tiles on the floor that have fossils embedded from Isle La Motte's Chazy Fossil Reef (480 million years ago--plate tectonics pushed it over from Zimbabwe, Africa, to what was then a shallow tropical sea and today a landlocked Vt--and... More

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Montpelier, Vermont
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The statue is ok. However, the Statehouse where he stands is well worth a visit. This Statehouse is very open to the public. There are guided tours. Well worth the visit if you like historical buildings. Both chambers are open, and if the legislature is not in session, you can sit in the seats and get a real feel for... More

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West Des Moines, IA
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175 reviews 175 reviews
64 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Yup, it's an overly-dramatic, over-sized statue of that famed Revolutionary War hero. It's next to the front doors of the Capitol building, convenient.

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Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

It is a statue. While it is a nice statue, it is still a statue. I wouldn't go out of my way, but if you are there you should look at it.

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