Hyattsville, Maryland: Jim Henson and Muppets Memorial

Eight large panels arranged in a circle, each embossed with a TV screen filled with various Muppet characters. Hyattsville was where Henson had his first Muppet TV show, "Sam and Friends," in 1955.
Address:
3911 Hamilton St., Hyattsville, MD
Directions:
Southwest edge of the city, just north of the Magruder Park Recreation Center. On the east side of Hamilton St., just south of its intersection with 40th Ave. and Gallatin St. In a little circular plaza set back from the street.
Admission:
Free
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Jim Henson and Muppets Memorial.

Jim Henson and Muppets Memorial

Still a work in progress, but as a Jim Henson fan, this is a must! It is over by a children's playground in a park.

[Johnny B, 11/01/2016]

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