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

Sibyl Ludington

 
 
Sibyl Ludington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, July 30, 2006
1. Sibyl Ludington Marker
Inscription. Sibyl Ludington rode horseback over this road the night of April 26, 1777, to call out Colonel Luddington's regiment to repel the British at Danbury, Conn.
 
Erected 1935 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 30.493′ N, 73° 41.021′ W. Marker is near Carmel, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is on Ludingtonville Road (County Route 43) near New York State Route 52. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brewster NY 10509, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Parade Ground (here, next to this marker); Ludington’s Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sybil Ludington (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Sybil Ludington (approx. ¼ mile away); Ludington's March (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carmel.
 
Regarding Sibyl Ludington. She has been celebrated as the female Paul Revere.
 
Also see . . .
1. Sibyl Ludington (1761–1839). (Submitted on September 15, 2006.)
2. Ludington's Ride. Take a virtual tour of Sybil Ludington's route. (Submitted on September 15, 2006.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Sibyl Ludington statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 17, 2009
2. Sibyl Ludington statue
This statue of 16-year-old Sibyl Ludington on her horse warning the militia about the British is located in Danbury, Ct.
Closeup of Sibyl Ludington Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 17, 2009
3. Closeup of Sibyl Ludington Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,935 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 15, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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