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

Col. H. Ludington

 
 
Col. H. Ludington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Vila, September 8, 2019
1. Col. H. Ludington Marker
Inscription.  Here crossed Connecticut line, April 27, 1777, on march with his militiamen to aid in repelling British raiders at Danbury, CT.
 
Erected 2001 by New York State Education Department 1932, Replaced by Putnam County Historian 2001.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is April 27, 1777.
 
Location. 41° 26.428′ N, 73° 32.205′ W. Marker is near Brewster, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is at the intersection of Milltown Road and State Line Road, on the left when traveling east on Milltown Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Milltown Road, Brewster NY 10509, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. DeForest Corners (approx. 0.8 miles away); Chancellor Kent (approx. 2.1 miles away); Old Southeast Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away); Dag Hammarskjold House (approx. 2.6 miles away); New Fairfield Fire Department Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away in Connecticut); New Fairfield Veterans Memorial (approx.
Col. H. Ludington Marker at state line. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Vila, September 8, 2019
2. Col. H. Ludington Marker at state line.
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3.2 miles away in Connecticut); New Fairfield (approx. 3.2 miles away in Connecticut); Birthplace of Darius M. Couch (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brewster.
 
More about this marker. Marker originally erected in 1932.

Some maps show the state fine further east but the stone marker shows the state line and the road pavement also shows the line.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Henry Ludington. (Submitted on September 8, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Sketch of Col. Henry Ludington (May 25, 1739 – January 24, 1817) image. Click for full size.
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3. Sketch of Col. Henry Ludington (May 25, 1739 – January 24, 1817)
The view west on Milltown Road. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Vila, September 8, 2019
4. The view west on Milltown Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 8, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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May. 18, 2022