Dr. Seuss National Memorial Garden, Springfield

Horton the Elephant Statue

Do you love green eggs and ham? No not for breakfast but the Dr Seuss book? Well if you or your children are a fan of Dr. Seuss then pack your bags and head off for Springfield, Massachusetts. Springfield is the home of the Dr Seuss National Memorial. This sculpture garden is located in the Quadrangle and honors Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.



The garden and the five bronze statues where the design of Lark Grey Dimond-Cated, Theodor Geisel’s stepdaughter.

Horton the Elephant Statue

The five bronze statues include Dr. Seuss working busily at this drawing board with the Cat in the Hat standing next to him. Others are a 10 foot high stack of turtles honoring Yertle the Turtle. Other included are Horton the Elephant, the Lorax, The Grinch and his dog Max, and also Thidwick the Moose.

Horton the Elephant Statue

When planning you trip to Springfield call the Dr Seuss Museum and ask about special event at the Memorial Park that are happening during your visit. Enjoy!

Dr Seuss National Memorial address and hours

Dr Seuss National Memorial
220 State Street, at the Quadrangle
Springfield, Hampden, MA 01103
USA

Open during daylight hours, 7 days a week

Photo by sealexander2010 on flickr

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Last updated by Barb Jungbluth on 17 July, 2011 in Destinations.

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