South Hero, Vermont

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South Hero is a town in Grand Isle County, in the Islands & Farms region of northern Vermont.

Originally, North Hero, South Hero and Grand Isle were granted to Ethan Allen, Samuel Herrick and 363 other Revolutionary War veterans as a single town known as Two Heroes. It's possible the name referred to Ethan and Ira Allen, however while Ethan and Herrick were first in the grant Ira's name was considerably lower in the list.

In 1798, Two Heroes was divided into three parts: North Hero (the entire north island), Middle Hero, and South Hero (the two sharing the southern island). Residents of the southern island were not happy sharing a single representative in the legislature, so in 1810, Middle Hero was given complete autonomy and renamed Grand Isle.

Some notable people from the area include: Jewett W. Adams, the fourth governor of Nevada; Ebenezer Allen, owner of the first settlement at South Hero & cousin of Ethan Allen; and Asa Lyon, a congressman.

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Region 1: Islands & Farms | Lake Champlain | Grand Isle | Milton | Colchester

Vermont Events in August

Women's Weekend at Camp Hochelaga 8/23/18 - 8/26/18

This weekend is camping with purpose! Traditional camp fun, self-care opportunities, relaxation, delicious food, small and large group workshops offered! We are beyond delighted to announce that the creators of Screwnomics, the women’s book so many are praising, will join us at Women’s Weekend 2018! Journalist and educator Rickey Gard Diamond will be our keynote speaker and explain why laughter and women’s personal stories are keys for demystifying economic language and ideas. She and cartoonist Peaco Todd will present a workshop on the care and feeding of important collaborations and side-hustles like theirs, keeping them energizing and inspiring. Bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and her newly released book Screwnomics, Rickey sets the tone and intention for challenging gender bias and male-dominated institutions with information, questions, conversation, and courageous passion. We will accomplish that and more with Rickey at Women's Weekend 2018. Learn more ywcavt.org or call our offices at 802-862-7520 Use Promo Code SAV15 at checkout to save $15.00 off registration! 3 attendance options, tiered pricing!

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