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Catskill in Greene County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Uncle Sam

 
 
Uncle Sam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, December 27, 2018
1. Uncle Sam Marker
Inscription.  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); The World War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Railway Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); General George Decker (approx. 0.4 miles away); Catskill Walking Tour (approx. half a mile away); Hop-O-Nose (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Catskill.
 
Also see . . .  Uncle Sam Bridge Marker. More about the legend of Uncle Sam (Submitted on December 27, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 5 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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