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Eagle Mills in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Col. Joseph Allen

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, July 21, 2019
1. Col. Joseph Allen Marker
Inscription.  Former home of Col. Joseph H. Allen. Entrepreneur, industrialist politician, Civil War veteran b. 1821 - d. 1884.
Buried - Eagle Mills Cemetery
 
Erected 2013 by Brunswick Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 43.799′ N, 73° 36.426′ W. Marker is in Eagle Mills, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on Brunswick Road (New York State Route 2), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Troy NY 12180, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of Philip P. Dater (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dist. 2 School (approx. 0.4 miles away); District No. 6 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Michael Burke (approx. 2.8 miles away); Early Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); Twiss House (approx. 2.9 miles away); First Reformed Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); Emma Willard (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eagle Mills.
 
Regarding Col. Joseph Allen. Col. Allen ran a mill that made augers and hoes. It was his mills that gave Eagle Mills it’s name. He was
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By Steve Stoessel
2. Col. Joseph Allen Marker
wounded at Cold Harbor during the Civil War. After the war, he resumed his business making Southern style hoes.
 
Also see . . .  Joseph Allen. (Submitted on July 22, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Categories. Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceWar, US Civil
 
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By Steve Stoessel
3. Col. Joseph Allen Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 22, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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