• Vermont Sep 15, 2020

    Markers in Vermont Honor People Enslaved by Ethan Allen's Daughter

    Markers have been set up in Burlington in memory of a mother and son who were enslaved by the daughter of Ethan Allen nearly 200 years ago.  Ethan Allen helped found Vermont in the late 1700s. Lavinia and Francis Parker were enslaved by Allen’s daughter, Lucy Caroline Hitchcock, from 1835 to 1841, even though Vermont had entered the union as…

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