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Sybil Ludington Mystery Envelope

Sybil Ludington

1) Clue Card
Sybil Ludington
Born April 5, 1761, died February 26, 1839

  • Born in Fredericksburg, New York
  • Her father was a colonel in the Continental Army
  • She made history at age 16
  • She was an excellent horseback rider
  • Her horse’s name was Star
  • The name of her hometown was changed to Ludingtonville