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Ethan Allen Homestead

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For History Lovers, A must stop while in Vermont

The visitor center has a tarven with the introduction video. overall, a good overview of Ethan and... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Zephyr_Travel
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
Worth a quick visit

Can take the tour and see most everything in an hour. Short film and guided tour of very Spartan... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Grekuc
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Charlotte
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Learn about life in the 1780s and the interesting career of famous statesman Ethan Allen on a guided tour of his homestead at this historic site that overlooks the Winooski River and offers stunning views and walking trails.
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1 Ethan Allen Homestead, Burlington, VT 05408-1141
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the tour, which was exceptional. The tour guide had a great patter and depth of knowledge. It gives you a good appreciation of Vermont's role in colonial and revolutionary America. The house is as it was, which makes for an interesting and informative...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I had the most interesting time at this homestead yesterday. Knowing very little about Ethan Allen, we left the tour with an informed understanding of his political and personal life. The introductory film was perfect as a way of presenting what was...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2018

The visitor center has a tarven with the introduction video. overall, a good overview of Ethan and his prominent place in vermont's early history. The homestead and surrounding area is basic, as it should be, a reflection of what Ethan's and family's life would look...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2018

We loved the history and our tour guide was wonderful. I would recommend this to everyone. About an hour will cover it.

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

My boyfriend had made plans for us to tour the Ethan Allen Homestead during our stay in Burlington. I went in with little to no expectation and left pleasantly surprised. It turned out being my favorite tour we did. Keith, our tour guide, made the...More

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dponeil, Manager at Ethan Allen Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

We are so pleased you enjoyed this tour! Our guides bring their passion to their work with us!

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We always put a little history in our vacations, and we decided to learn more about Ethan Allen on this trip to Vermont. We enjoyed the movie and tour of the homestead, but as a family, we especially enjoyed talking to Patrick and Tom of...More

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dponeil, Manager at Ethan Allen Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank You for the Wonderful review! We will let Patrick and Tom know how much you enjoyed their demonstrations!

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Can take the tour and see most everything in an hour. Short film and guided tour of very Spartan house gives you a good feel for life and times of Ethan Allan.

Thank Grekuc
dponeil, Manager at Ethan Allen Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank You very much for taking the time to review our site! We welcome all feedback, which allows us to improve our guest experience!

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this stop for the history of Ethan Allen. As others mentioned, mosquitos are out so use bug spray. Our guide was informative and took the time to answer questions our children came up with. You can tell all those involved with this site...More

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dponeil, Manager at Ethan Allen Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank You for Your Kind Comments! Our volunteers work so hard, and it is always appreciated when their efforts are noticed!

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

The Ethan Allen Homestead is interesting and informative, with a terrific bunch of dedicated volunteer guides and demonstrators. We hope to go back for a walk on the trails, but only with bug spray - the mosquitoes are vicious! Don’t miss the short movie for...More

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dponeil, Manager at Ethan Allen Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank You for Your Kind Comments! Our volunteers work so hard, and it is always appreciated when their efforts are noticed!

Reviewed 20 February 2018

The staff of volunteers and the Director are here out of a labor of love. The historical charm is matched by the location with ample easy walking trails along the Winooski river.

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dponeil, Manager at Ethan Allen Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank You for the kind words, We really do view it as a labor of love! It is so nice when it is appreciated!

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Response from Kimberly B | Reviewed this property |
Our tour of the property took roughly an hour.
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Jane D
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Response from CHARLES G | Reviewed this property |
I was last at this site in 2003, but The "RoyVB" assessment above sounds accurate from my recollection. Why not call the attraction and ask?
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