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Pawling, Dutchess, New York, USA
Pawling is a town in Dutchess County, New York, United States. The town is named after Catherine Pauling, the daughter of Henry Beekman, who held the second largest land patent in the county. A misprint caused the U to change to a W and the name stuck. wikipedia
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Pawling, New York, USA
Dapplemere Farm. Residence of Thomas E. Dewey, Pawling, N. Y.
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1742 - (Pawling) - Quakers establish Oblong Meeting House in 1742
1767 - (Pawling) - The Quakers of the Oblong Friends Meeting abolished slavery
1778 - (Pawling) From September to November 1778, General Washington resided in and used John Kane’s house in Pawling as his headquarters.
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1788 - Town of Pawling founded
1807 - Part of Pawling is taken to create town of Dover
1848 - The New York and Harlem Railroad reached Pawling on December 31, 1848
1854 - Pawlings
Pawlings, a post-township forming the S. E. extremity of Dutchess co., New York. Population, 1720.
Pawlings, a post-village in the above township, on the Harlem railroad, 67 miles N. N. E. from New York. It contains a bank and several stores.
A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
1871 - Circus Riot
The hitherto quiet village of Pawling, New York, has been the recipient of an excitement that had more pain than pleasure. A circus company that was appropriately named O'Brien's menagerie visited the village and announced a performance. Somehow, contrary to all precedent, the amusement did not take. A beggarly account of empty benches rewarded the performer's exertions. Irritated by this neglect the circus employees proceeded to 'clean out the town,' to use a California phrase. They entered dwellings and carried off clothing, food and everything they could lay their hands on. The villagers 'went for' their spoilers, and a general riot was the consequence, which was not quelled till assistance arrived from other towns. The results are stated as follows:
POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y., Sept. 16. - Dispatches from Pawling to-day show that no one was killed in the riot there last night, though several persons were seriously injured. Crane's Hotel was cleaned out by the mob, and the baggage car... Read MORE...
1895 - Pawling
Paw/ ling, a post-village of Dutchess co., N.Y., in Pawling town-ship on the New York & Harlem Railroad, 65 miles N. by E. of New York, and about 24 miles E. by S. of Newburg. It has 4 churches, a national bank, a news paper office, the Pawling Institute, and a flour-mill. Pop, in 1890, 630; of the township, 1949. A quarry of marble has been opened in the township.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
Pawling, a banking post-village of Dutchess co., N.Y., in Pawling township (town), on the New York Central and Hudson River R. (Harlem Division), 24 miles E. by S. of Newburgh. Pop. in 1900, 781 ; of the town, 1921. Marble is quarried in the town.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
2023 - Pawling has something for everyone. Here's a list of places to go and things to do in Pawling, New York:
Pawling Nature Reserve: Start your visit with a peaceful stroll through the Pawling Nature Reserve. This 400-acre preserve offers hiking trails that wind through forests, wetlands, and open fields. It's a great spot for birdwatching, nature photography, and simply enjoying the tranquility of the outdoors.
Appalachian Trail: Pawling is the only town in New York where the Appalachian Trail passes right down the main street. If you're up for a hike, you can join this iconic trail, even if it's just for a short section. The views from the summit of nearby mountains are breathtaking.
Mizzentop Day School Farm: If you're traveling with kids or have an interest in agriculture, check out the Mizzentop Day School Farm. They offer tours and educational programs about sustainable farming practices. It's a great place to learn about the importance of local food production.
Daryl's House Club: Music lovers shouldn't miss a visit to Daryl's House Club, owned by Daryl Hall of Hall & Oates... Read MORE...
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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Pawling, New York, USAWe currently have information about ancestors who were born or died in Pawling.
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Thomas CORBIN (26 June 1693, Woodstock, Connecticut, USA - 18 June 1771, Pawling, New York, USA)
Sarah EASTMAN (3 April 1694, Salisbury, Massachusetts, USA (Salisbury Beach) - 20 December 1742, Pawling, New York, USA)
William RUSSELL (20 December 1708, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills) (Padanaram) - 6 March 1793, Pawling, New York, USA)
Benjamin DAVOL (DEVOL) (26 January 1709, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills) (Padanaram) - 19 January 1792, Pawling, New York, USA)
Sarah MOSHER (9 June 1714, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills) (Padanaram) - 19 January 1792, Pawling, New York, USA)
Sarah DAVOL (1722, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills) (Padanaram) - 1809, Pawling, New York, USA)
Hannah WING (28 December 1745, Pawling, New York, USA - , )
David ARNOLD (25 April 1769, Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA (Esmond) (Georgiaville) - 19 September 1831, Pawling, New York, USA)
Henry BURCH (16 June 1771, Pawling, New York, USA - 27 April 1840, Johnsonville, New York, USA)
Ancestors Who Were Married in Pawling, New York, USAWe currently have information about ancestors who were married in Pawling.
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Samuel TRIPP (6 April 1794 - 21 March 1872) and Alpha ARNOLD (7 January 1797 - 1 November 1881) married 15 March 1821
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