Person:Sybil Ludington (1)

Sybil Ludington
b.5 APR 1761
d.26 FEB 1839
Facts and Events
Name Sybil Ludington
Gender Female
Birth? 5 APR 1761
Marriage 12 OCT 1784 Patterson, Putnam, New York, USAto Edward Ogden
Death? 26 FEB 1839
Reference Number? Q540504?

female Paul Revere DAR made famous midnight ride to warn people of British invasion in New York for her Father Statue of Sibyl riding a horse in flight, proposed and built by Anna Hyatt Huntington of Bethel, Fairfield, Connecticut and presented to Enoch Crosby (Putnam Co.) Chapter of DAR. Offer was refused because they didn't know where to put it or be able to get money for upkeep. Finally put on fieldstone baseon shore of Lake Gleneida in town of Carmel. Dedications were held 8 Jun 1961. Replica of statue (smaller) on grounds of Danbury Public Library. Ride 26 Apr 1777 that Sibyl made to warn her Father's regiment. Historical markers erected along route she took. US Post Office for Bicentennial issued Sibyl Ludington commemortive stamp. 75,000 sold on 1st day in 1975.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Sybil Ludington.

  1.   Sybil Ludington, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.