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Carmel in Putnam County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sybil Ludington

 

—Revolutionary War Heroine —

 
Sybil Ludington Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, October 19, 2010
1. Sybil Ludington
Inscription.
Sybil Ludington
Revolutionary War Heroine
April 26, 1777
Called out the volunteer militia, by riding
through the night, alone, on horseback, at
the age of 16, alerting the countryside to
the burning of Danbury, Conn. by the British
placed by
Enoch Crosby Chapter
D.A.R.
presented by
Ann Hyatt Huntington
1961

 
Erected 1961 by Enoch Crosby Chapter D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 25.4′ N, 73° 40.724′ W. Marker is in Carmel, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is at the intersection of Gleneida Avenue (New York State Route 52) and Stoneleigh Avenue (U.S. 6), on the left when traveling north on Gleneida Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carmel NY 10512, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sibyl Ludington (a few steps from this marker); Marne Post 370 Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memoriam (about 700 feet away); Enoch Crosby (approx. 0.2 miles
Sybil Ludington Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, October 19, 2010
2. Sybil Ludington Monument
away); County Court House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Drew Ladies Seminary (approx. 0.3 miles away); Elisha Cole (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Baptist (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Carmel.
 
Regarding Sybil Ludington. On historical markers her name is spelled Sybil and Sibyl, but on her gravestone it's spelled Sibbell.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Sybil Ludington Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, October 19, 2010
3. Sybil Ludington Monument
Sculptor's Mark Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, October 19, 2010
4. Sculptor's Mark
Anna H. Huntington, Stanerigg 1960
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,643 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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