35. Uncle Sam's House
located on NH123, about 5 mile south of Mason village
in Mason, NH


"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 barrel was 'U.S.' The transition from U.S. to Uncle Sam followed and became the popular symbol for the United States."

erected 1966


Uncle Sam's house

Stalking New Hampshire's Historical Markers
Historical Markers of the Monadnock Region



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