ABOUT FRED

Fred on CBC set
EARLY LIFE

Fred’s years growing up in the small town of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, surrounded by family and friends, helped to shape what was to become his life’s work.

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MISTER ROGERS’ NEIGHBORHOOD

Fred knew that children’s television had the potential to be more than entertainment—it could meet young viewers’ developmental needs.

Fred Rogers with Lady Fairchilde
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QUOTES

This inspiring collection of quotes captures Fred’s ability to touch and inspire people from all walks of life through his words of wisdom and universal kindness.

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FRED ROGERS’ LEGACY

Fred was known for his creativity, kindness, spirituality, and commitment to the well-being of children. By comforting, educating, and influencing generations, Fred redefined the concept of “neighbor.”

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Fred Rogers Exhibit
FRED ROGERS’ EXHIBIT

Not only was Fred a pioneer in children’s media, he was an artist, composer, musician, minister, and advocate for children and families. This exhibit offers a window into his life and work.

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