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Ethan Allen Statue

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Address: Montpelier, VT
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Located at the front of the Vermont State House.

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He welcomes you to the state house

Whether he is welcoming visitors or keeping an eye on the legislature to be sure they are not up to any hanky-panky, the rather large impressive VT granite statue of Ethan Allen... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Afoodie65
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Cold Spring, New York
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Cold Spring, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Whether he is welcoming visitors or keeping an eye on the legislature to be sure they are not up to any hanky-panky, the rather large impressive VT granite statue of Ethan Allen graces the entrance to the VT state house. The statue is at the top of a long series of steps and overlooks the grassy pedestrian friendly park in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Lovely statue of him and great history about him Will visit again when in the area the statue overlooking the state house lawn picture is the view taken last week

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Montpelier, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Not a whole lot to say...appears to be keeping an eye on the capitol building and the denizens within. Not nearly as loquacious as when capturing Fort Ticonderoga...must be from standing outside for a century or so.

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Thank MWitz
Davis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

An interesting introduction to the history of Vermont, this impressive statue stands guard near the door to the capitol building.

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McKinney, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

very prominent, statue is in front of the capitol building. learned a lot about war. need to relocate to more space area.

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Murfreesboro, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Love this ageless statue of Vermont's founding leader. This is part of the visit to the state house and is on the main front porch with the giant columns.

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Aurora
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

It's a nice statue of a State hero, who fought the British as well as New Yorkers, but that is all. It is easy to find, and there will be no crowds or waiting.

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Murrieta, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is part of the state capitol; should not be a separate site. Someone from Tripadvisor should amend this listing. Thanks.

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Randolph, Vt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 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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