Buffalo Soldiers At Fort Ethan Allen

Buffalo Soldiers At Fort Ethan Allen (HM1YQ4)

Location: Colchester, VT 05446 Chittenden County
Buy Vermont State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 44° 30.328', W 73° 8.97'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites


In July 1909, the 10th U.S. Cavalry arrived at Fort Ethan Allen for a four-year assignment. Nicknamed the "Buffalo Soldiers" during the American Indian Wars, the 10th Cavalry was one of the first peacetime all-black regiments established in the regular U.S. Army after the Civil War. Highly decorated and famous for their professionalism and contributions during the Spanish-American War in Cuba, the 10th Cavalry became popular with the local community, hosting performances, parades and sporting events. They joined in military funerals and monument dedications. The Music Center, built in 1895 as Riding Hall, was used by the 10th Cavalry for drills, riding practice and as a performance venue in winters.
HM NumberHM1YQ4
Year Placed2016
Placed ByVermont Division for Historic Preservation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 4th, 2017 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 647097 N 4929681
Decimal Degrees44.50546667, -73.14950000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 30.328', W 73° 8.97'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 30' 19.68" N, 73° 8' 58.2" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)802
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 235 Ethan Allen Ave, Colchester VT 05446, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?