The Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden in Springfield, Massachusetts USA

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The Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden in Springfield, Massachusetts USA

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#DrSeuss

Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) born in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 2, 1904 was an American writer, cartoonist, animator, book publisher, and artist best known for authoring children’s books.

The Pocket Book of Boners – 1931

The Cat in the Hat- 1957

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! – 1957

Green Eggs and Ham – 1960

The Lorax – 1971

Oh, the Places You’ll Go! – 1990

#HowtheGrinchStoleChristmas! is a children’s story by Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel written in rhymed verse with illustrations by the author. It follows #theGrinch a grouchy, solitary creature, his only companion is his unloved, but loyal dog, Max. The #Grinch attempts to put an end to Christmas by stealing Christmas-themed items from the homes of the nearby town Whoville on Christmas Eve. Despite his efforts, Whoville’s inhabitants still celebrate the holiday, so the Grinch returns everything that he stole and is the guest of honor at the Whos’ Christmas dinner.

The #CatintheHat is a children’s story that centers on a tall anthropomorphic cat, who wears a red and white-striped hat and a red bow tie. The Cat shows up at the house of Sally and her unnamed brother one rainy day when their mother is away. Ignoring repeated objections from the children’s fish, the Cat shows the children a few of his tricks in an attempt to entertain them.

Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden – amidst the Quadrangle, there are large, bronze statues of characters from Springfield native Dr. Seuss’s books.

Springfield is home to five distinct museums at the Quadrangle, along with the ornate Springfield Public Library – an architecturally significant example of the City Beautiful movement. The Quadrangle’s five distinct collections include the first American-made planetarium, designed and built (1937) by Frank Korkosz; the Dr Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden; the largest collection of Chinese cloisonne outside of China; and the original casting of Augustus Saint Gaudens’s most famous sculpture, Puritan.

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The Big E – also known as The Eastern States Exposition, it is New England’s collective, annual state fair. Held on a permanent fairgrounds approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) west of Springfield’s Metro Center, across the ornate Memorial Bridge in West Springfield, it attracts more than 1 million visitors per year during its 14- to 17-day run beginning in mid-September.

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Origin of the Name Massachusetts – Massachusetts was named for an Algonquian Indian word that means “a big hill place.”

State Nickname – Bay State

State Motto – “Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem” – ( By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty)

State Song – All Hail to Massachusetts

State bird – Black-Capped Chickadee

State Game Bird – Wild Turkey

State Fish – Cod

State Dog – Boston terrier

State flower – Mayflower (also called the ground laurel or trailing arbutus)
(Epigaea regens)

State tree – American elm

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2-Days Springfield, Montpelier Vermont Maple tour from New York

Tour Code: 755-4783

Booked through TakeTours

Service provided by L & L Travel

Visiting:

The Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden in Springfield, Massachusetts

Riverdale Shops lunch break in West Springfield, Massachusetts

Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks in Montpelier, Vermont

Scenic New England Fall Foliage bus drive through Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont

Diner break and shopping in South Burlington Vermont

Holiday Inn Burlington overnight stay in South Burlington Vermont

Quechee Gorge in Hartford, Vermont

Montpelier, the capital of Vermont

Vermont State House in Montpelier, Vermont

Stowe Mountain gondola skyride in Stowe, Vermont

Ben & Jerry’s Factory in Waterbury, Vermont

West Lebanon, New Hampshire lunch break

Connecticut – Welcome Center visit

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Springfield city, Hampden County, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts state, New England region, USA The United States of America country, North America continent
October 15th 2016

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