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Burlington City Arts

Ira Allen

Artist: 
Sherry Fry

UVM Green, N. Prospect Street
1921, bronze
 
Ira Allen came to Vermont to work with his brothers as a surveyor for the newly forged northern territory. Brother of famed Green Mountain Boy, Ethan Allen, Ira Allen acquired his own source of fame as the founding father of the University of Vermont Medical College. This piece was donated to UVM by James Wilbur in 1921.

Photo by Michael Weizenegger