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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Catskill in Greene County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Uncle Sam

Uncle Sam Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, December 27, 2018
1. Uncle Sam Marker
Samuel Wilson, “Uncle Sam” the official symbol of the United States, lived here 1817-1823
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism.
Location. 42° 13.007′ N, 73° 52.103′ W. Marker is in Catskill, New York, in Greene County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 251 West Main Street, Catskill NY 12414, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Martin Van Buren (a few steps from this marker); Uncle Sam Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sedwick Elevator (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lafayette’s Tour (approx. 0.2 miles away); The World War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Railway Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); General George Decker (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Catskill.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Uncle Sam Bridge marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 621 times since then and 114 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 27, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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