Site of pioneer's tavernHere Ethan Allen's cousin, Ebenezer, made the first settlement on South Hero. From his tavern, Ethan, one of the "heroes" for whom the islands were named, started homeward across the ice to Burlington, Feb. 11, 1789. Stricken en route, the Green Mountain Boy died the next day.Site: 3.5 miles south.
|Placed By||Vermont Historic Sites Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, August 2nd, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 634611 N 4944989|
|Decimal Degrees||44.64565000, -73.30250000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 44° 38.739', W 73° 18.15'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||44° 38' 44.34" N, 73° 18' 9" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1 South St, South Hero VT 05486, US|
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