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Sybil Ludington

 

—...and her nighttime ride —

 
Sybil Ludington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 31, 2013
1. Sybil Ludington Marker
Inscription.
Sybil Ludington
Here ended her night ride
April 26, 1777 to summon
militia of Col. Ludington’s
regiment to repel British
raid at Danbury, Conn.

NYSED 1932 – Kent
Town Historian 2008

 
Erected 2008 by Kent Town Historian.
 
Location. 41° 30.689′ N, 73° 41.088′ W. Marker is in Carmel, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is on New York State Route 52 0.1 miles north of Ludingtonville Road (County Route 43), on the right when traveling north. 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Sybil Ludington (within shouting distance of this marker); Ludington’s Mill (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sibyl Ludington (approx. ¼ mile away); Parade Ground (approx. ¼ mile away); Ludington's March (approx. 0.4 miles away); Holmes Methodist Church (approx. 2 miles away); Those who Served our Country Buried in Farmers Mills Area Cemeteries (approx. 2.2 miles away); Old Kent Hwy. Dept (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Carmel.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Sybil Ludington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 31, 2013
2. Sybil Ludington Marker
Next to the marker is an educational kiosk, "Welcome to the Sybil Ludington Trail."
Sybil Ludington Trail Kiosk image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 31, 2013
3. Sybil Ludington Trail Kiosk
Missing Sybil Ludington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 31, 2013
4. Missing Sybil Ludington Marker
A few steps away is the remains of a broken marker commemorating Sybil Ludington's ride. It was erected in 1936.
Missing Sybil Ludington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 31, 2013
5. Missing Sybil Ludington Marker
The north side of the broken marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 543 times since then and 45 times this year. Last updated on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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