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Sam Walter Foss

Sam Walter Foss (1858-1911)

Junction of Route 43 and Business Route 101
Candia, NH

Marker Number: 141
Name and date established: Candia 1981, 1988

Description: Candia is the birthplace of the well known poet, journalist and publisher, Sam Walter Foss. Son of Dyer and Polly Foss, he was born 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.

Location: Located at the junction of Route 43 and Business Route 101.