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Dedham, Massachusetts: Grave of Igloo, Admiral Richard Byrd's Dog

Igloo the dog discovered the South Pole, accompanied by Admiral Richard Byrd. His rough-hewn tombstone stands in an old pet cemetery.

Pine Ridge Pet Cemetery

238 Pine St., Dedham, MA
Turn off of Pine St. into Pine Ridge Pet Cemetery. Bear right up the hill and into the trees. The road veers left. Drive past the offices, maintenance building, and barn on the right. The large IGLOO tombstone will be on the left, at the edge of the clearing, just before the road goes down the hill.
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Admiral Byrd's dog grave.

Grave of Igloo, Admiral Richard Byrd's Dog

Igloo is the dog that discovered the South Pole with Admiral Richard Byrd accompanying him. The headstone is in the shape of an iceberg. Lizzie Borden's dogs are buried in the same Pet Cemetery.

[Bill La Civita, 09/20/2005]

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