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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 3 November 2018 via mobile

I was not as impressed with this place as many people were. When I first checked in, it was difficult to get an overview of the location. General questions about what there was to see wasn’t answered very clearly. I was not very impressed with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

I was only familiar with Ethan Allen furniture prior to this visit - and the real Ethan Allen isn’t at all related to the furniture company - other than by name. We watched the short video prior to our visit which enlightened us a great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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dponeil, Manager at Ethan Allen Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Thank You for the kind review! Our Tour guides love what they do! The presenters were actual Citizens of the Missisquoi Abenaki Nation. You saw the first Indigenous encampment on the Burlington Intervale in 250 years!

Reviewed 17 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Patricia F
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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fig357
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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!

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Response from kimberlyb672 | Reviewed this property |
Our tour of the property took roughly an hour.
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Jane D
6 April 2017|
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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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