Samuel Wilson http://wamc.org en Uncle Sam statues to decorate his NY 'birthplace' http://wamc.org/post/uncle-sam-statues-decorate-his-ny-birthplace <p></p><p></p><p>TROY, N.Y. (AP) — Uncle Sam statues will begin popping up this spring in the upstate New York city that lays claim to being the birthplace of the iconic symbol for the United States.</p><p></p><p>Thirty white fiberglass statues depicting a man with a goatee and wearing a tall hat were delivered last week to downtown Troy. Artists will decorate the life-sized statues, which will be installed on Troy streets in April.</p><p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 00:59:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 57602 at http://wamc.org Uncle Sam statues to decorate his NY 'birthplace'