1858-1911Candia 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.
|Placed By||State of New Hampshire|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, July 1st, 2017 at 9:03am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 313553 N 4769890|
|Decimal Degrees||43.05881667, -71.28960000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 3.529', W 71° 17.376'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 3' 31.74" N, 71° 17' 22.56" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 14-52 NH-43, Candia NH 03034, US|
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