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Pawling, Dutchess, New York, USA

"Paw/ ling, a post-village of Dutchess co., N.Y., in Paw ling '. 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

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  • 1742 - (Pawling) - Quakers establish Oblong Meeting House in 1742

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  • 1767 - (Pawling) - The Quakers of the Oblong Friends Meeting abolished slavery

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  • 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

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  • 1807 - Part of Pawling is taken to create town of Dover

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  • 1848 - The New York and Harlem Railroad reached Pawling on December 31, 1848

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  • News 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...Read MORE...


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    Dutcher House and Grounds, Pawling, N. Y.
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    Dapplemere Farm. Residence of Thomas E. Dewey, Pawling, N. Y.
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    Catholic Church
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    Club House, Lake Hammersley
  • 1906
    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...Read MORE...


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    Railroad Street, 1906
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    Chapman House
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    The Lake, Green Mountain Lake Farms
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    The Library, Aikins Hall, Quaker Hills, Pawling, N.Y.
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    View toward Railroad Station
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    Pawling Fire Department


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