Uncle Sam's Grave Site/Oakwood Cemetery

Address 50 101st St
Troy, NY 12180
Phone (518) 272-7520
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Hours Open daily 8 am to 7 pm. Check website for various gate opening times.
Themes Arts & Culture, War of 1812
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Gravesite of Sam Wilson, a meat packer in Troy, NY, who supplied rations for the soldiers. Rations had to be stamped U.S. for United States, but it was joked that the U.S. stood for Uncle Sam (Sam Wilson.)

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  • Sites Dates Hours: Open daily 8 am to 7 pm. Check website for various gate opening times.