June

 

Last year, the Governor of Vermont declared June 23rd as Ethan Allen Day, in recognition of the contributions of Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys to the formation of our State. The Governor further recognized the Ethan Allen Homestead as "Vermont's Mount Vernon."

Click Here to read the Governor's proclamation


In honor of Ethan Allen Day, We are holding three Days of Special Events!

June 23rd         Ethan Allen Day!

2:00 p.m.

In honor of Ethan Allen Day, 20 people will become American Citizens at Vermont's Mount Vernon. The U.S. District Court will temporarily declare the Homestead a Court House, and our newest citizens will take their oath of citizenship!

June 24th         18th Century Craft Demonstrations

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

After taking a tour of the Ethan Allen Homestead, stop by our craft displays. This year we are featuring demonstrations of spinning and weaving, as well as gunsmithing.

June 25th Ethan Allen in his Own Words

 2:00 p.m. 

Using excerpts from Ethan’s writings, Jim Hogue will make a case that Ethan’s vision for Vermont was that of a sovereign state where reason and science would find a welcome, and where international trade and cultural exchange would bring peace, prosperity and understanding.