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Locations of places and objects directly related to the life, accomplishments, and events of the most historically significant Western playwright, William Shakespeare.
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William Shakespeare - April 26, 1564 – April 23, 1616

William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright widely regarded as the greatest writer of the English language, as well as one of the greatest in Western literature, and the world's preeminent dramatist. He wrote about 38 plays and 154 sonnets, as well as a variety of other poems. Already a popular writer in his own lifetime, Shakespeare's reputation became increasingly celebrated after his death. Today numerous festivals and events are dedicated to his life and works.
Instructions for Posting a William Shakespeare Waymark:
To create a waymark in this category, you must record the location of a place or an object directly related to the events, accomplishments, or life and works of William Shakespeare.

To be accepted, the waymark must meet the following criteria:

1. You must provide coordinates taken at the location.
2. You must provide one or more quality pictures of the location or the object. Neither you nor your GPSr need to be in the picture. It is preferable that you aren't in it. No pictures taken with cellphone cameras, please.
3. The location or object must be directly related to William Shakespeare, NOT something which simply bears his name.

Examples of acceptable waymarks:

* Specific locations where Shakespeare is known to have lived, visited, or worked. A plaque or a referenced source (like a website) must be provided as proof that Shakespeare spent time at that location.
* Locations of graves, such as graves of his direct descendents.
* Locations of places or objects established specifically to memorialize William Shakespeare and/or his works, including, theaters, festivals, busts, plaques, statues and other likenesses. In these cases, there must be a permanent physical memorial to Shakespeare which bears his likeness or name.

Note: if your waymark location is only open or available at certain times, please include this information in the "Location Notes" field.
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Proof for logging visits to a waymark in this category is required. Proof can be provided in one of two forms:

1. If the waymark owner has included a verification question, submit an appropriate answer to the question via email to the waymark owner(do not post the answer in your visit log).
2. Provide photographic proof of your visit, such as a picture of you or your GPSr at the waymark location.
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William ShakespeareShakespeare in Central Park

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This statue of Shakespeare is located in Central Park, New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg

location: New York

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: 12/29/2019

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William ShakespeareRomeo and Juliet - NY, NY

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A sculpture of Shakespeare's doomed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, is located outside the entrance to the Delacorte Theatre which is located in the middle of Central Park, opposite 81st Street, in New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 12/6/2017

last visited: never

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William ShakespeareThe Tempest - Prospero and Miranda - NY, NY

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A sculpture depicting two characters from Shakespeare's Tempest, Prospero and Miranda, is located outside the Delacorte Theatre, opposite W 81st Street in Central Park, New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 12/9/2017

last visited: never

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William ShakespeareNew York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater - New York, NY

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A large theater in Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: 4/9/2017

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William ShakespeareShakespeare Garden - Bethel, CT

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A Shakespeare Garden is located outside the Bethel Public Library at at 189 Greenwood Avenue. Bethel, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: 2/12/2021

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