On this day, October 18, 1973, cartoonist Walt Kelly died in Woodland Hills, California. A crime reporter for the Bridgeport Post, Kelly took up cartooning and illustration a biography of P. T. Barnum. Soon after he went to work for Walt Disney Productions from 1936 to 1941 as a story board artist. Kelly went to work producing comics. He created his character Pogo in 1943, eventually producing a comic strip by the same name.

Pogo and Bridgeport

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Norman Rockwell Museum



Norman Rockwell Museum is Open 7 days a week year-round

May – October and holidays:

open daily: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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Rockwell’s Studio open May through October.

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Weekdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Holiday Closings:

The Museum is Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day





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Norman Rockwell Museum
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Stockbridge, MA 01262

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