Who is Dr. Seuss?

Discover more about the author behind some of America’s most beloved children’s stories.

Infant Ted with his older sister and parents1910s Springfield Map
Young Ted seated in a toy car

Delve into the childhood of Dr. Seuss and see how Springfield influenced his work.

Think you know Dr. Seuss? Test yourself with Seuss in Springfield trivia!

Ted’s senior yearbook photo

Explore important events in Seuss's life and Springfield's history.

Springfield’s Main Street

Tour landmarks from Springfield’s past and Ted’s childhood


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