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Originally, Grand Isle, North Hero and South Hero were granted to Ethan Allen, Samuel Herrick and 363 other Revolutionary War veterans as a single town known as Two Heroes. Hamilton Child's 1883 Gazetteer of Franklin and Grand Isle Counties says the name referred to Ethan and Ira Allen. However, Ethan and Herrick are named first in the grant, while Ira is considerably down the list after Jonas Fay, Thomas Chittenden and other founding fathers, many of whom were as respected as Ira. Just across the lake, in New York, is Fort Ticonderoga, of Revolutionary War fame.
North Hero is a village on Grand Isle in Lake Champlain. It is the seat of Grand Isle County and lies along Highway 2 near Knight Point State Park. The 2010 U.S. Census lists North Hero's population at 810. A local attraction is the Annual Antique Show & Sale, dating to 1962, always on the third Friday and Saturday in July.