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
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. Touch for map. Located in front of the Danbury Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 170 Main Street, Danbury CT 06810, United States of America.
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 distance of this marker); Danbury Women of Note (within shouting distance of this marker); The Settling of Danbury (within shouting distance 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.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Categories. • Notable Events • Notable Persons • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 3,486 times since then and 101 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.