2985 Shakespeare - Edmond, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 35° 39.299 W 097° 28.483
14S E 638071 N 3946753
Quick Description: Main-belt asteroid named after English playwright, author, and poet William Shakespeare
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 8/13/2012 12:28:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMF2V3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 2

Long Description:
This sculpture of William Shakespeare is located in front of Mitchell Hall on the University of Central Oklahoma campus. Mitchell Hall is a performance venue, a suitable place to honor Shakespeare. This sculpture shows Will sitting on a bench, in a relaxed pose with his arm along the top of the bench.

It is not surprising that Shakespeare has an asteroid named in his honor.

Text on bench:

William Shakespeare
April 23, 1564-April 23, 1616
English Playwright, Author & Poet

For nearly 400 years Shakespeare,the world's most popular playwright, has completely described the human experience. His most common theme is love, with both its ability to build and destroy; however all desires and follies are dealt with in inexplicable detail. His timeless characters help us understand the psychology behind heroism, madness, love, jealousy,laughter and the love of power.

In his 37 plays we mingle with those from all walks of life including kings, queens, peasants, lovers, killers, pick pockets, drunks, philosophers and even fantasy figures. We cannot help but identify with the strengths and weaknesses of these fellow human beings whether it be in a comedy, a history or a tragedy.
Gary Lee Price
Website of the Extraterrestrial Location: [Web Link]

Website of location on Earth: [Web Link]

Celestial Body: Asteroid

Visit Instructions:
Post a different picture and tell us about your experience at the location.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps
Trails.com Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Extraterrestrial Locations
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Nearest Hotels
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log  
The Snowdog visited 2985 Shakespeare - Edmond, OK 6/5/2016 The Snowdog visited it
hamquilter visited 2985 Shakespeare - Edmond, OK 9/13/2012 hamquilter visited it

View all visits/logs