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Boston, Massachusetts: Make Way For Ducklings

Popular 1941 children's book about ducklings and their mother is immortalized in a line of small bronze sculptures installed in 1987 along a walkway at Boston Public Garden.

Boston Public Garden

Beacon St, Boston, MA
Near Beacon St. and Charles St.
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Make Way For Ducklings.

Make Way For Ducklings

I love that these ducklings get decorated for every holiday/season!

[Kristie Lee, 03/23/2021]

RBG ducks.

Make Way For Ducklings

Someone put RBG collars on all the ducks!

[Julia Baris, 10/08/2020]

Duckling dressed as Patriot fan.

Make Way For Ducklings

Make Way For Patriots.

[Kurt Deion, 01/18/2015]

Make Way for Ducklings.

Make Way For Ducklings

Statues of mother duck and duckings waddle along in the Boston Public Garden, paying tribute to a popular children's book written in 1941 about a family of ducks who make their home there. The only replica is in Moscow!

[Carol, 08/13/2013]

The book "Make Way for Ducklings" was written by Robert McCloskey. The bronze sculptures by artist Nancy Schn were installed in 1987. July 2014: Photo added.

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