Arlington, Massachusetts: Uncle Sam Birthplace Statue

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Address:
Mystic St., Arlington, MA
Directions:
Downtown. On the east side of Mystic St./Hwy 60 just north of its intersection with Massachusetts Ave./Hwy 2A. US Hwy 3 follows both roadways.
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Uncle Sam Birthplace Statue

Uncle Sam was just an obscure Massachusetts guy named Samuel Wilson in his youth, but his home town didn't let that get in the way of erecting a statue in his honor.

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Sam Wilson.

Uncle Sam Birthplace Statue

There's a cheap parking lot with easy statue access right behind the statue.

[Meghan, 12/16/2013]

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