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Albert Pawling

 
 
Albert Pawling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, March 22, 2016
1. Albert Pawling Marker
Inscription.  
2nd Lt. 1775. Led Forces At
Quebec, St. John's, White
Plains and Monmouth.
1st Sheriff Rensselaer County
1st Mayor City of Troy, NY

 
Erected 2001 by National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution & City of Troy, NY.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
 
Location. 42° 43.294′ N, 73° 40.447′ W. Marker is in Troy, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker can be reached from Pawling Avenue. The marker is beside the Albert Pawling gravesite in the Old Mount Ida Cemetery, which is on Pawling Ave. 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 walking distance of this marker. Old Mount Ida Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ebenezer Emmons (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wilson Farmhouse (approx.
Albert Pawling Marker, Old Mount Ida Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, March 22, 2016
2. Albert Pawling Marker, Old Mount Ida Cemetery
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0.6 miles away); Michael Burke (approx. 0.6 miles away); E. & S. Wilson – Brick Manufactory (approx. ¾ mile away); “Uncle Sam” Wilson’s Home (approx. ¾ mile away); Gasholder House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Emma Willard (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
 
Regarding Albert Pawling. WHEREAS, Col. Albert Pawling served as Aide-de-Camp under General George Washington in the American Revolution, was elected first sheriff of Rensselaer County, served three terms as village president of Troy, and was appointed Troy's first mayor on April 15th, 1816; and


WHEREAS, Col. Pawling was known to be "a man having higher notions of honor and integrity" and was "beloved and confided in by all regardless of party"; and...


- from Troy Mayor Louis A. Rosamilia's Proclamation, dated 14th day of April, 2015.
 
Also see . . .
1. Col Albert Pawling, on Find-A-Grave. (Submitted on July 5, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
2. Col. Albert Pawling Memorial Statue Project. (Submitted on July 5, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Additional keywords.
Albert Pawling Marker, Repainted image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 15, 2016
3. Albert Pawling Marker, Repainted
The Albert Pawling gravesite received an upgrade with a new paver stone walkway, a flagpole with Flag, and a repainting of the historical marker. This was done in conjunction with the final preparations for the dedication of the Albert Pawling statue in the nearby Albert Pawling Memorial Park, which coincided with Troy's Bicentennial as a city, celebrated in the spring of 2016.
Enjoy Troy
 
Albert Pawling Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 13, 2016
4. Albert Pawling Gravesite
Albert Pawling Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, March 22, 2016
5. Albert Pawling Gravesite
The standard government-provided flat marker in front states:
Albert Pawling
Col 3 NY Levies
Revolutionary War
1750    1837
First Mayor Troy NY

with a Presbyterian Cross at the top.

Behind that stands a stone memorial. On the top it is engraved with;

Col. Albert Pawling
First Mayor of Troy, N.Y.
1750 --- 1837

On the front it states;
A Revolutionary Soldier
Erected by
Philip
  Schuyler
    Chapter
D.A.R.


Behind that is Pawling's gravestone.
Albert Pawling Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, March 22, 2016
6. Albert Pawling Gravestone
Col Albert Pawling
died
November 10
1837
aged 87 years
Albert Pawling Painting image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 15, 2016
7. Albert Pawling Painting
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 420 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 5, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   7. submitted on July 6, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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