|Location||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
The memorial cost $35,000, and was funded by public school children, citizens of Chicago and the B. F. Ferguson Monument Fund. It was dedicated on October 9, 1922.
The inscriptions reads:
- On upper base front left side:
Have you ever heard of the sugar plum tree
tis a marvel of great renown
it blooms on the shore of the lollipop sea
in the garden of shut eye town.
- On upper base front right side:
Wynken, Blinken and Nod one night
sailed off in a wooden shoe
sailed on a river of crystal light
into a sea of dew.
- On back of base:
Erected in 1922 by
school children and
citizens aided by the
Benj. F. Ferguson Fund unsigned
- "Eugene field Memorial", Chicago Outdoor Sculptures
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