Danbury in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
On April 26, 1777 this brave sixteen
year-old girl rode through the
enemy-infested countryside for
thirty miles in Putnam County, New
York, to warn the local militia that
British troops were attacking and
plundering Danbury, Connecticut.
Donated by Anna Hyatt Huntington
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary • Women.
Location. 41° 23.58′ N, 73° 27.093′ W. Marker is in Danbury, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and West Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Located in front of the Danbury Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 170 Main Street, Danbury CT 06810, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Danbury City Hall Wall (here, next to this marker); Old City Center Square (within shouting distance of this marker); The Danbury Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); To Our Brothers (within shouting Danbury Women of Note (within shouting distance of this marker); The Settling of Danbury (within shouting distance of this marker); Danbury Firsts (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Sporting Life (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danbury.
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 3,731 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on December 11, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 27, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.