Troy, New York

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Troy is a city in the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Rensselaer County.wikipedia
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Albany, New York

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Troy has close ties to the nearby cities of Albany and Schenectady, forming a region popularly called the Capital District.
Albany constitutes the economic and cultural core of the Capital District of New York State, which comprises the Albany–Schenectady–Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area, including the nearby cities and suburbs of Troy, Schenectady, and Saratoga Springs.

Rensselaer County, New York

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Troy is a city in the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Rensselaer County.
Its county seat is Troy.

Hudson River

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The city is located on the western edge of Rensselaer County and on the eastern bank of the Hudson River.
Tidal waters influence the Hudson's flow from as far north as the city of Troy.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Today, Troy is home to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the oldest private engineering and technical university in the US, founded in 1824. The two-year process is known as "Realize Troy" and was initiated by the Troy Redevelopment Foundation (with members from the Emma Willard School, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Russell Sage College and St. Peter's Health Partners).
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is a private research university in Troy, New York, with additional campuses in Hartford and Groton, Connecticut.

Lansingburgh, New York

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In 1771, Abraham Lansing had his farm in today's Lansingburgh laid out into lots.
Lansingburgh was a village in the north end of Troy.

Brunswick, New York

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The township included Brunswick and Grafton.
During its history, it had been part of Albany County, Rensselaerswyck, and Troy, before its incorporation in 1807.

Samuel Wilson

Uncle Sam Wilson
A local butcher and meat-packer named Samuel Wilson supplied the military, and, according to an unprovable legend, barrels stamped "U.S."
Samuel Wilson (September 13, 1766 – July 31, 1854) was a meat packer from Troy, New York, whose name is purportedly the source of the personification of the United States known as "Uncle Sam".

North Greenbush, New York

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South of the Wynants Kill and into present-day North Greenbush, the land was owned by Pachquolapiet.
Also hindering a unified town image is that North Greenbush consists of parts of four different school districts, only one of which (a one-room schoolhouse) carries the town's name; two fire departments (Wynantskill and Defreestville); and three ZIP codes (City of Troy, City of Rensselaer, and Wynantskill).

Schenectady, New York

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Troy has close ties to the nearby cities of Albany and Schenectady, forming a region popularly called the Capital District.
Along with Albany and Troy, it is one of the three principal population and industrial centers in the region.

Gurley Precision Instruments

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Troy was the home of W. & L. E. Gurley, Co., makers of precision instruments.
Gurley Precision Instruments, or GPI, is an ISO-9001 certified U.S. manufacturing company based in Troy, New York.

Meneely Bell Foundry

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Bells manufactured by Troy's Meneely Bell Company ring all over the world.
The second Meneely bell foundry was established in 1870 by a third son, Clinton H. Meneely, across the river in Troy, New York.

Bill Craver

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One of their major players was Williams H. "Bill" Craver, a noted catcher and Civil War veteran, who also managed the team.
William H. Craver (June 1844 – June 17, 1901) was an American Major League Baseball player from Troy, New York who played mainly as a middle infielder, but did play many games at catcher as well during his seven-year career.

Petersburgh, New York

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Troy was incorporated as a town two years later and extended east across the county to the Vermont line, including Petersburgh.
The size of this town was diminished by the formation of other towns in the county, including the Towns of Berlin and Lansingburgh in 1806, and Grafton and Nassau in 1807.

W. & L. E. Gurley Building

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The Great Troy fire of 1862 burnt the W. & L. E. Gurley, Co. factory, which was later that year replaced by the new W. & L. E. Gurley Building, now a National Historic Landmark: Gurley & Sons remains a worldwide leader in precision instrumentation.
& L. E. Gurley Building''' is a historic industrial building at 514 Fulton Street in Troy, New York, United States.

Troy University (New York)

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RPI was founded in 1824, and eventually absorbed the campus of the short-lived, liberal arts-based Troy University, which closed in 1862 during the Civil War.
Troy University was a short-lived university established at Troy, New York in 1858 under the auspices of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

Russell Sage College

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The two-year process is known as "Realize Troy" and was initiated by the Troy Redevelopment Foundation (with members from the Emma Willard School, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Russell Sage College and St. Peter's Health Partners).
Russell Sage College (often Russell Sage or RSC) is a women's college located in Troy, New York, approximately 150 mi north of New York City in the Capital District.

New York (state)

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Troy is a city in the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Rensselaer County.
Major metro areas include New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, the Capital District (Albany, Schenectady, and Troy), Poughkeepsie, Syracuse, Utica, and Binghamton.

Kate Mullany

The large labor force required by the shirt manufacturing industry also produced in 1864 the nation's first female labor union, the Collar Laundry Union, founded in Troy by Kate Mullany.
Kate Mullany (1845-1906) was an early female labor leader who started the all-women Collar Laundry Union in Troy, New York in February 1864.

Lansingburgh Academy

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To avoid confusion with streets in Troy following the annexation, Lansingburgh's numbered streets were renamed: its 1st Street, 2nd Street, 3rd Street, etc., became North Troy's 101st Street, 102nd Street, 103rd Street, etc. Lansingburgh was home to the Lansingburgh Academy.
The Lansingburgh Academy was a seminary in Lansingburgh in the U.S. state of New York just north of the city of Troy from the late 18th century to 1900, when the building was leased, and later sold, to the local public school district, used initially as a high school.

A Visit from St. Nicholas

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On December 23, 1823, The Troy Sentinel was the first publisher of the world-famous Christmas poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" (also known as "The Night Before Christmas" or "Twas the Night Before Christmas").
The poem was first published anonymously in the Troy, New York Sentinel on 23 December 1823, having been sent there by a friend of Moore, and was reprinted frequently thereafter with no name attached.

The Arrow Collar Man

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Her patented collars and cuffs were first manufactured by Maullin & Blanchard, which eventually was absorbed by Cluett, Peabody & Company.
The Arrow Collar Man was the name given to the various male models who appeared in advertisements for shirts and detachable shirt collars manufactured by Cluett Peabody & Company of Troy, New York.

National League

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Then, for four seasons, 1879 to 1882, Troy was home to the National League Troy Trojans.
When all eight participants for 1881 returned for 1882—the first off-season without turnover in membership—the "circuit" consisted of a zig-zag line connecting the eight cities: Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Buffalo, Troy (near the state capital of Albany, New York), Worcester (Massachusetts), Boston, and Providence.

Troy Trojans (MLB team)

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Then, for four seasons, 1879 to 1882, Troy was home to the National League Troy Trojans.
Their home games were played at Putnam Grounds (1879) and Haymakers' Grounds (1880–1881) in the upstate New York city of Troy, and at Troy Ball Clubs Grounds (1882) across the Hudson in Watervliet, or "West Troy" as it was known at the time.

Waterford, New York

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To the northwest Troy borders the Saratoga County village of Waterford within the town of Waterford.
The town and village are in the southeast corner of Saratoga County, and north-northwest of Troy It is located at the junction of the Erie Canal and the Hudson River.

Collar Laundry Union

Collar Laundry Union Strike
The large labor force required by the shirt manufacturing industry also produced in 1864 the nation's first female labor union, the Collar Laundry Union, founded in Troy by Kate Mullany.
It was started in Troy, New York by Kate Mullany in 1864.