Ethan Allen quick facts
Allen was best known as an American revolutionary fighter who helped found Vermont.
Ethen Allen Hero of American revolution, leader of The Green Mountain Boys, and promoter of the independants and statehood of Vermont.
What Ethan allen was known for.....
Ethan Allen was a soldier and frontiersman, and was leader of the militia group the Green Mountain Boys during the American Revolution. After fighting in the French and Indian War, Ethan Allen settled in Vermont. At the outbreak of the American Revolution, he raised his force of Green Mountain Boys and Connecticut troops and helped capture the British fort at Ticonderoga. Later, he tried to take Montreal and was captured by the British. Congress gave him the rank of colonel, but he did not serve in the war after his release.