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Home New Hampshire Hillsborough County Mason Historical Markers Uncle Sam's House

Uncle Sam's House

185 Valley Rd, Mason, NH 03048-4612, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 42° 44' 21.9192", -71° 45' 54.108"
  New Hampshire NH State Historical Marker
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Nearby stands the boyhood home of Samuel Wilson (1766-1854) who was generally known as Uncle Sam. He supplied beef to the Army in 1812. The brand on his barrels was U.S.. The transition from U.S. to Uncle Sam followed and became the popular symbol for the United States.

Last updated: 9/21/2011 11:05
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