Carmel in Putnam County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rode horseback over this
road the night of April 26,
1777, to call out Colonal
Ludington’s regiment to
repel British at Danbury, Conn.
Erected 1935 by State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is April 26, 1740.
Location. 41° 25.406′ N, 73° 40.715′ 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. Sybil 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 away); County Court House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Drew Ladies SeminaryElisha 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 Sibyl 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 619 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.