Heroines

Sybil Ludington [American Revolutionary War]

Sybil Ludington [American Revolutionary War]

Articles: Lower, Becky, “The Female Paul Revere,” History Imagined [Blog], August 26, 2016. “Was There Really a Teenage, Female Paul Revere?,” Smithsonian.com  Websites: Debenedette, Valerie, “The 16-Year Old Revolutionary Who Outrode Paul Revere,” Mental Floss Ludington, Sybil – American National Biography Online Pavao, Esther, “Sybil Ludington,” Revolutionary War Sybil Ludington (1761-1839) – National Women’s History Museum […]

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Pili Hussein [Miner]

Pili Hussein [Miner]

Name: Pili Hussein Born in: Tanzania Nationality: African Career: Miner Note: She is Tanzania’s first woman miner, who later went on to own a mining company with 70 employees. Articles: “I Became a Man, Just to Access the Mines” Huffington Post, May 06, 2017 Websites: “From where I stand: “I became a man, just to […]

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Grace Darling [Wreck of the Forfarshire]

Grace Darling [Wreck of the Forfarshire]

Books: Druett, Joan, 2001. She Captains: Heroines and Hellions of the Sea. Simon and Schuster. Ellms, Charles. 1841. The Tragedy of the Seas; or, Sorrow on the Ocean, Lake, and River, from Shipwreck, Plague, Fire and Famine. Philadelphia: Carey & Hart. Websites: “Local Legends: Grace Darling: Victorian heroine,” BBC [Legacies] Grace Darling Website​​​​​​​​​​​​ Grace Darling – […]

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