14 Sights in Burlington, United States (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Burlington, United States. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 14 sights are available in Burlington, United States.

Sightseeing Tours in Burlington

1. Burlington Light South

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Burlington Light South

The Burlington Breakwater Lights were originally established in 1857 to mark the ends of a low, detached, two piece breakwater 2⁄3-nautical-mile long which protects the Burlington, Vermont harbor from Lake Champlain. The breakwater is on the National Register of Historic Places, but the lights, being replicas, are not. The two lights were replaced and rebuilt several times as fire and ice took their toll. In the middle of the 20th century, the wood towers were replaced by steel skeleton towers. The City of Burlington arranged for Federal funding for replicas of the original towers which were activated on September 12, 2003.

Wikipedia: Burlington Breakwater Lights (EN)

2. World's Tallest Filing Cabinet

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File Under So. Co., Waiting for... is a public art installation in Burlington, Vermont. Built in 2002 by Bren Alvarez, the concept and name symbolise the delay in building the Southern Connector. The filing cabinet is over 40 ft tall and was created by welding standard filing cabinets together over a year, with a steel rod inside keeping it upright. The 38 drawers in the cabinet symbolised the years since the Southern Connector was first proposed in 1965. Birds have been known to nest in the upper drawers.

Wikipedia: File Under So. Co., Waiting for... (EN)

3. Grey Lock

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Grey Lock Sculptor: Peter Wolf Toth / Photo by: Niranjan Arminius / CC BY-SA 3.0

Gray Lock, , was a Western Abenaki warrior chieftain of Woronoco/Pocumtuck ancestry who came to lead the Missisquoi Abenaki band, and whose direct descendants have led the Missisquoi Abenaki until the current day. Born around 1670 near what is now Westfield, Massachusetts, he eventually became the most illustrious and prominent leader to arise among the dwindling Waranoak, once the predominant original inhabitants of the central Connecticut River Valley in today's New England region.

Wikipedia: Gray Lock (EN)

4. Howard Mortuary Chapel

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Howard Mortuary ChapelMfwills; cropped by Beyond My Ken 23:49, 24 October 2013 (UTC) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Howard Mortuary Chapel is a historic chapel located at 455 North Avenue on the grounds of Lakeview Cemetery in Burlington, Vermont. Built in 1882, the chapel was designed in the High Victorian Gothic style by Alfred Benjamin Fisher, on cemetery grounds designed by E. C. Ryer in 1871. It was given to the City of Burlington by Hannah Louisa Howard. The chapel was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.

Wikipedia: Howard Mortuary Chapel (EN)

5. Synagogue Ahavath Gerim

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Synagogue Ahavath GerimMfwills; cropped by Beyond My Ken 02:00, 24 October 2013 (UTC) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Old Ohavi Zedek Synagogue is an historic synagogue building at Archibald and Hyde Streets in Burlington, Vermont, in the United States. It was built in 1885 for Ohavi Zedek, Vermont's oldest Jewish congregation, and is currently occupied by Congregation Ahavath Gerim. The building, a distinctive vernacular interpretation of the Gothic Revival style, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

Wikipedia: Old Ohavi Zedek Synagogue (EN), Website

6. Saint Pauls Roman Catholic Church

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The Church of St. John the Baptist is a historic church building located in Burlington, Iowa, United States. Together with St. Paul's Church in Burlington and St Mary's Church in West Burlington it forms Divine Mercy parish, which is a part of the Diocese of Davenport. The parish maintains the former parish church buildings as worship sites. St. John's was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

Wikipedia: Church of St. John the Baptist (Burlington, Iowa) (EN)

7. Hart's Corner Historic District

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The Hart's Corner Historic District encompasses a microcosm of 19th-century agricultural history in southeastern Burlington, Connecticut. Set at the corner of Stafford and Monce Roads are three farmsteads, dating in age from the 1790s to 1874, all of which are well-preserved specimens of their style. The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.

Wikipedia: Hart's Corner Historic District (EN), Heritage Website

8. Capitol Theater

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The Capitol Theater was a 700-seat theater in Burlington, Iowa. Opened in 1937, with the first showing being Mark Twain's classic The Prince and the Pauper. The theater was both a movie theater and an auditorium used for performances. The theater closed in March 1977, the final showing was the Stephen King horror classic Carrie.

Wikipedia: Capitol Theater (Burlington, Iowa) (EN), Website

9. First Baptist Church

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The First Baptist Church is a historic church located at 81 St. Paul Street in Burlington, Vermont. Built in 1864, it is a significant example of early Italianate ecclesiastical architecture in the state. It was designed by Boston architect John Stevens. The church was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.

Wikipedia: First Baptist Church (Burlington, Vermont) (EN)

10. Co-Cathedral of Saint Joseph

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The Cathedral of Saint Joseph located in Burlington, Vermont, United States, is the seat of the Catholic Diocese of Burlington. It served at the co-cathedral of the diocese from 1999 to 2018 when it became the cathedral church following the closure of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Burlington.

Wikipedia: Cathedral of Saint Joseph (Burlington, Vermont) (EN)

11. First United Methodist Church

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The First Methodist Church of Burlington is a historic church located at 21 Buell Street in Burlington, Vermont. Built in 1869 to a design by Alexander R. Esty, it is the city's only example of ecclesiastical Romanesque Revival architecture. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

Wikipedia: First Methodist Church (Burlington, Vermont) (EN)

12. First Unitarian Universalist Society of Burlington

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Built in 1816, the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House is the oldest remaining place of worship established by settlers in Burlington, Vermont. It is located along the northern side of the intersection of Pearl Street and the Church Street Marketplace.

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13. Fleming Museum of Art

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Fleming Museum of Art

The Fleming Museum of Art is a museum of art and anthropology at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont. The museum's collection includes around 24,000 objects from a wide variety of eras and places.

Wikipedia: Fleming Museum of Art (EN), Website

14. Kit Carson County Carousel

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Elitch Gardens Carousel, also known as Philadelphia Toboggan Company Carousel #6 or as the Kit Carson County Carousel, is a 1905 Philadelphia Toboggan Company carousel located in Burlington, Colorado.

Wikipedia: Elitch Gardens Carousel (EN), Website


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