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Medina in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Circus Pioneer

 
 
Circus Pioneer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
1. Circus Pioneer Marker
Inscription.
Andrew Downey McFee 1863-
1930 Big three ring circus
owner wintered animals at
home here. Pioneered moving
circus with trucks.

 
Erected by Orleans County Historical Association.
 
Location. 43° 12.919′ N, 78° 23.475′ W. Marker is in Medina, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is at the intersection of West Old Orchard Street and Gwinn Street, on the left when traveling west on West Old Orchard Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 905 Gwinn Street, Medina NY 14103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedicated to All Military Veterans (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to Historic Medina (approx. 0.3 miles away); D.A.A. Buck Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Medina Fire Department (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1860 Home Of George Anthony (approx. 0.3 miles away); Second Lieutenant John E. Butts (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bent's Opera House - 1864 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Medina.
 
Categories. AnimalsEntertainment
 
Circus Pioneer Marker - Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
2. Circus Pioneer Marker - Westward
Marker is in the shade between the house and the sidewalk.
Circus Pioneer Marker - Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
3. Circus Pioneer Marker - Eastward
Circus Pioneer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 9, 2014
4. Circus Pioneer Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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