“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Mazomanie in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

The Ringling Brothers

The Ringling Brothers Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 24, 2012
1. The Ringling Brothers Marker
Inscription. On November 27, 1882, the Ringling Brothers of Baraboo formally started in the show business in Mazomanie, Wis. Here, in Schmitz Hall was presented The Ringling Bros. Classic and Comic Concert Co. Two years later the brothers started their own circus. Twenty three years later they purchased The Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth and became the circus kings of the tented show world.
Erected 1967 by The Mazomanie Historical Society, the News-Sickle-Arrow, The Circus World Museum of Baraboo. (Marker Number 106.)
Location. 43° 10.579′ N, 89° 47.658′ W. Marker is in Mazomanie, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of Brodhead Street and Crescent Street, on the left when traveling north on Brodhead Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 Brodhead Street, Mazomanie WI 53560, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Butz Store (a few steps from this marker); Mazomanie Community Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mazomanie Downtown Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mazomanie Depot
The Ringling Brothers Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Fehrenbach, September 24, 2012
2. The Ringling Brothers Marker
Marker is along the right hand side of the red painted brick building.
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Branch Line (within shouting distance of this marker); Mazomanie (within shouting distance of this marker); Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad Depot (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Flag on the Bluff (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Mazomanie.
More about this marker. Wisconsin Registered Landmark No. 106
Categories. Entertainment
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 309 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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