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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 5 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Mazomanie (within shouting distance of this marker); John F. Appleby (about 500 feet away, in a direct line); Lynch and Walker Flouring Mill (about 800 feet away); Village of Dover (approx. 2.4 miles away); Old Halfway Prairie (approx. 2.8 miles away); Patrons' Mercantile Co-op (approx. 3.5 miles away); Vermont Creek (approx. 4.8 miles away); Peculiar Corners (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mazomanie.
 
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.
 

 
More about this marker. Wisconsin Registered Landmark No. 106
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 127 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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