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Turtle Playground Park

By Robert Cassilly
Category: Sculpture


The three large turtles are named Richard, Sally, and Tom after the children of Mrs. Sonya (Sunny) Glassberg, who donated the playground to Forest Park. The four small turtles are named for her grandchildren Antonio, David, Adam, and Emily. The playground is open from dawn until 10 p.m. daily.

Dimensions: variable
Year Completed: 1996
Material: Concrete, landscaping
Owner: Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry and Forest Park Forever
Donor: Sonya (Sunny) Glassberg

*Photo Courtesy of Forest Park Forever.

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