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

Parade Ground

 
 
Parade Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, July 30, 2006
1. Parade Ground Marker
Inscription. Here Col. Henry Ludington of Dutchess County Militia drilled his regiment, and mustered them many times to march against the British.
 
Erected 1932 by the State Department of Education.
 
Location. 41° 30.493′ N, 73° 41.021′ W. Marker is in 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. Sibyl Ludington ( 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 Parade Ground. Colonel Henry Ludington was the commander of the 7th Regiment of the Dutchess County Militia, a volunteer regiment of local men who fought in the Battle of Danbury in April, 1777 during the American Revolutionary War. His daughter, Sybil Ludington, is known as the female Paul Revere for her role in calling out the members of the militia to meet the advancing British army. He later became an aide-de-camp to General George Washington.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
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 1,600 times since then and 55 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 15, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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