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The Facts[]

  • Ethan Allen - (Jan. 21, 1738 - Feb. 12, 1789) American revolutionary leader and one of the founders of the "Green Mountain Boys". Fought for Vermont's independance in the American Revolutionary War.
  • Dorothy Canfield Fisher - Arlington, VT
  • Sherman Adams - Governor - East Dover, VT
  • Chester Alan Arthur - U.S. President - Fairfield, VT
  • Orson Bean - Actor - Burlington, VT
  • Calvin Coolidge - U.S. President - Plymouth, VT
  • Thomas Davenport - Inventor - Williamstown, VT
  • John Deere - Inventor - Rutland, VT
  • George Dewey - Admiral - Montpelier, VT
  • John Dewey - Philosopher / Educator - Burlington, VT
  • Stephen A. Douglas - Politician - Brandon, VT
  • James Fisk - Financial Speculator - Bennington, VT
  • Wilbur Fisk - Clergyman / Educator
  • Ralph E. Flanders - Senator - Barnet, VT
  • Horace A. Tabor - Silver King - Holland, VT

John LeClair - Born July 5, 1969 in St. Albans Vermont. LeClair attended UVM and became the first Vermont born NHL player. LeClair was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 33rd pick in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft. John is president of the John LeClair Foundation which awards grants to non-profit Vermont organizations that sponsor programs for children.*Justin Morrill - Politican - Strafford, VT

  • Richard Morris Hunt - Painter - Brattleboro, VT
  • Elisha Graves Otis - Inventor (Otis Elevators) - Brattleboro, VT
  • Moses Pendleton - Choreographer -
  • Patty Sheehan - Golfer - Middlebury, VT
  • Joeseph Smith - Religious Leader (founder of the Mormons) - Sharon, VT
  • Ernest Thompson - Actor, Writer -
  • Rudy Vallee - Singer / Vaudville star / Band leader - Island Pond, VT
  • Henry Wells - Entrepreneur - Thetford, VT
  • Brigham Young - Religious Leader - Whitingham, VT
  • Fred Pabst - Brewer and Ski Pioneer
  • Justin Morgan - Horse Breeder and farmer
  • Rusty Dewees "The Logger" - Comedian born in Stowe, VT
  • Chris Bohjalian - Author of Skeletons at the Feast, Midwives, The Double Blind, Secrets of Eden and more
  • John Irving - American Novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter has a home in Dorset, VT
  • Ted Bundy - American Serial Killer- Burlington, VT
  • Matt Johnson- American Basketball Coach for Burlington High School (2002 - 2016), Former Basketball Player for the University of Vermont, and current head boy's basketball coach at Jefferson County High School in Dandridge, Tennessee
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