Carmel in Putnam County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
— Revolutionary War Heroine —
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
Enoch Crosby Chapter
Ann Hyatt Huntington
Erected 1961 by Enoch Crosby Chapter D.A.R.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carmel NY 10512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 In Memoriam (about 700 feet away); Enoch Crosby (approx. 0.2 miles 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). Touch for a list and map 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.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,940 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.