Ebenezer Allen - South Hero
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish
N 44° 38.737 W 073° 18.150
18T E 634611 N 4944985
Quick Description: Ethan's cousin's tavern
Location: Vermont, United States
Date Posted: 1/6/2011 5:21:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMAEW2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 14

Long Description:
Site of Pioneer's Tavern

Here 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 enroute, the Green Mountain Boy died the next day. Site: 3.5 miles south.

As indicated, Ebenezer's tavern was some miles south of this spot, at what is known today as Allen's Point.

Marker Name: Ebenezer Allen

Location: South Hero

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