Sybil Ludington

Dr. Darla Shaw portrays Sybil Ludington, the female Paul Revere, who at age 16 rode on horseback for over 40 miles to warn that the British were coming.

Dr. Shaw portrays Sybil Ludington who was born in the mid-1700s and at age 16 took it upon herself to ride on horseback for over 40 miles in stormy weather to sound the alarm that men were needed to fight at the Battle of Ridgefield during the American Revolution.

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