Ethan Allen (Mead)
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Ethan Allen Mead
Ethan Allen
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ArtistLarkin Goldsmith Mead
SubjectEthan Allen

Ethan Allen is a marble sculpture of Ethan Allen by Larkin Goldsmith Mead.

Vermont State House

The statue formerly installed outside the Vermont State House

A statue of Mead to a different design by Allen formerly stood outside the Vermont State House in Montpelier, Vermont.[1] Dedicated on October 10, 1861, it deteriorated and was later destroyed.[2]

National Statuary Hall Collection

Another statue of Meade by Allen is in the United States Capitol as part of the National Statuary Hall Collection. This statue was gifted by the state of Vermont in 1876.[3]

Ticonderoga Museum, Ticonderoga, New York

Another carving of the statue is located in the Ticonderoga Museum in Ticonderoga, New York. "The sculpture was previously in the collection of the Ohio County Library in West Virginia, where it had been donated by a local family. The Museum purchased it in 1973 or 1975. It was located outdoors and was moved inside because of deterioration."[4]

In popular culture

A photograph of the statue is featured on the cover and spine of Willard Sterne Randall's biography of Ethan Allen.[5]


  1. ^ Conant, Edward; Stone, Mason Sereno (1915). The Geography, History, Constitution and Civil Government of Vermont: Also Constitution and Civil Government of the U. S. A Publication Expressly Prepared to Comply with the Vermont's State School Laws. Tuttle Company. p. 150. Retrieved 2017 – via Internet Archive.
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  3. ^ "Ethan Allen". Architect of the Capitol. Retrieved 2017.
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  5. ^ Randall, Willard Sterne, Ethan Allen: His Life and Times, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, 2011, cover.

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