Dr. Seuss parade held on Mulberry St.

Springfield opened its new museum with a parade!

(Credit: Springfield Museums)

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield celebrated the opening of the world’s first ever Dr. Seuss museum on Saturday morning. 

The parade for the grand opening of the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss museum started down Mulberry St. at 9 a.m. It then continued down Maple St. and ended on the museum’s campus. The museum opened after the parade had finished.

Photo: Family Programs

 

Some of the Springfield native’s most beloved characters appeared in the parade. It was led by none other than the Cat in the Hat balloon. The giant balloon was followed by antique cars and other vehicles filled with eager Springfield children, waiting to populate the museum.

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