Candia in Rockingham County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
Sam Walter Foss
Candia is the birthplace of the well-known poet, journalist and publisher, Sam Walter Foss. Son of Dyer and Polly Foss, he was born on June 19, 1858. His homespun verse and country poems were great favorites. “The House by the Side of the Road.” The most popular, was believed to have been inspired by his boyhood home, on Brown Road, in this town.
Erected 1981 by State of New Hampshire.
Location. 43° 3.529′ N, 71° 17.376′ W. Marker is in Candia, New Hampshire, in Rockingham County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New Hampshire Route 43) and Raymond Road, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in the median of the highway. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 Main Street, Candia NH 03034, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War I Honor Roll (approx. 0.7 miles away); Soldier's Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of the First Congregational Church (approx. 6.3 miles away); Major John Simpson (approx. 6˝ miles away); 1790 Milestone (approx. 8.6 miles away); Civil War Riot of 1861 (approx. 8.8 miles away); John Prescott Lovering's Inn (approx. 8.8 miles away); Historic Black Rocks Village / Historic Fremont, N.H.-Olde Poplin (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Candia.
Also see . . . Samuel Walter Foss - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 1, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2017, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 92 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2017, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.