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Springfield in Hampden County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Theodore Seuss Geisel Was Born Here in 1904

 
 
Theodore Seuss Geisel Was Born Here in 1904 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 5, 2019
1. Theodore Seuss Geisel Was Born Here in 1904 Marker
Inscription.  Ted Geisel was born at 22 Howard Street near the Seuss Bakery operated by his grandparents.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 42° 5.977′ N, 72° 35.157′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Massachusetts, in Hampden County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street and Peabody Lane. Marker is mounted at eye-level on the southwest corner of the building at this address, about 30 yards southwest of Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1096 Main Street, Springfield MA 01103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Howard Street School / WCA Boarding House (here, next to this marker); State Armory (within shouting distance of this marker); YWCA (within shouting distance of this marker); Union House / Chandler Hotel / Edisonia Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Burbach, Bangs, and McKinney Blocks (within shouting distance of this marker); French Congregational Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
Marker detail: Howard Street image. Click for full size.
2. Marker detail: Howard Street
line); First Spiritualist Church (about 400 feet away); Stockbridge Block (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .  Dr. Seuss (Wikipedia). Geisel was born and raised in Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of Henrietta (née Seuss) and Theodor Robert Geisel. His father managed the family brewery and was later appointed to supervise Springfield's public park system by Mayor John A. Denison after the brewery closed because of Prohibition. (Submitted on October 22, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Marker detail: Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel image. Click for full size.
Courtesy The Republican Newspaper, Springfield, MA
3. Marker detail: Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel
Theodore Seuss Geisel Was Born Here in 1904 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 5, 2019
4. Theodore Seuss Geisel Was Born Here in 1904 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 22, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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