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History of Putnam County

Enoch Crosby Chapter members have always been keenly interested in the rich Revolutionary War history of Putnam County and vicinity.  Here are a few links which help tell the story.

Enoch Crosby, American Patriot and Spy, namesake of the Putnam County chapter

Sybil Ludington, age 16, rode through Putnam County sounding the alarm that the British were burning Danbury and were heading for Ridgefield, CT

History of Brewster, written in 1944 by Enoch Crosby Chapter member, Laura Voris Bailey

Town of Carmel, by Marilyn Cole Greene, former Town of Carmel Historian

Putnam County Office of the County Historian and County Archives

History of Putnam County  by William S. Pelletreau, 1886, website generously contributed by NYGenWeb Putnam County Coordinator.

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