In 1777, a 16-year-old American patriot named Sybil Ludington rode 40-miles (twice as far as Paul Revere) through the night on horseback – in a dress – to alert her father’s men and rally troops to fight the British in what would become the battle at Danbury. Because of her bravery, the regiment was gathered by daybreak to fight the British. Following the battle, George Washington went to the Ludington home to personally thank her for her heroic act.
Although Sybil Ludington (April 5, 1761 – February 26, 1839) never gained the widespread fame that Paul Revere did in American history, there is a statue of her by Lake Gleneida in Carmel, NY and historical markers tracing her route through Putnam County.
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From 1872 to 1883, Emily Warren Roebling oversaw one of the greatest engineering triumphs in history - the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge. In 1869, Emily’s father-in-law, John A. Roebling, took on the immense task of constructing a bridge that would connect Brooklyn to New...
When the Constitution was written in 1787, “we the people” referred only to white men. To this day, the Constitution still does not have an amendment that explicitly guarantees women equal rights. It came close in 1972 – Congress passed the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)...