Montpelier VT

The statue of Ethen Allen is the only thing left of the original capitol. The present day Capitol was built in 1859 and is one of the oldest and best-preserved state capitols in the US. Ethan Allen was the leader of the Vermont Green Mountain Boys. They captured Fort Ticonderoga from the British in 1775. Ethan Allen was a hero in the American Revolutionary War and Vermont's favorite son.

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