Sunday, September 14, 2008

Honouring Uncle Sam - Be Men Now or Be Slaves Forever

Few people know that Troy NY is the home of the original Uncle Sam, the iconic American. Uncle Sam Wilson was the founding father of Troy back in the early 1800's.

To honour the progenitor of their city and their own version of Batman judging from the cape the citizens of Troy have erected a number of monuments in his honour. These range from the very traditional

to the less so:

The Uncle Sam Bus Stop is Right Beside the Uncle Sam parking Garage.

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