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Dr. Seuss - Springfield, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 42° 06.237 W 072° 35.145
18T E 699622 N 4664138
Quick Description: This bench is located in the courtyard near the Springfield Science Museum and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 6/13/2013 10:25:27 AM
Waymark Code: WMHA12
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 5

Long Description:
The plaque on this bench reads:

"Shatz, Shwartz and Fenton PC

Dr. Seuss National
Memorial Campaign

Wikipedia informs about Dr. Seuss (visit link)

"Theodor Seuss Geisel... March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American writer, poet, and cartoonist most widely known for children's picture books written and illustrated as Dr. Seuss. He had used the pen name Dr. Theophrastus Seuss in college and later used Theo LeSieg, and once Rosetta Stone, as well as Dr. Seuss.

Geisel published 46 children's books, often characterized by imaginative characters, rhyme, and frequent use of anapestic meter. His most celebrated books include the bestselling Green Eggs and Ham, The Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Horton Hatches the Egg, Horton Hears a Who!, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas!. Numerous adaptations of his work have been created, including 11 television specials, four feature films, a Broadway musical and four television series. He won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1958 for Horton Hatches the Egg and again in 1961 for And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street. Geisel also worked as an illustrator for advertising campaigns, most notably for Flit and Standard Oil, and as a political cartoonist for PM, a New York City newspaper. During World War II, he worked in an animation department of the United States Army, where he wrote Design for Death, a film that later won the 1947 Academy Award for Documentary Feature."
Where is this bench located?: in the courtyard near the Springfield Science Museum and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial.

Who is this bench honoring?: Dr. Seuss

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