Troy in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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 Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, 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. 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.)
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