Delavan in Walworth County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Birthplace of “The Greatest Show on Earth”
Erected 2000 by Wisconsin State Historical Society. (Marker Number 440.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1904.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 218 South Seventh Street, Delavan WI 53115, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wisconsin's First School for the Deaf (approx. 0.9 miles away); John Bruce (approx. 4.2 miles away); Darien Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); The 755th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Webster House (approx. 5.6 miles away); Allen Family (approx. 7.2 miles away); Soldier of The American Revolution (approx. 8.2 miles away); Wisconsin's First 4-H Club (approx. 10.6 miles away).
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This is a list of Wisconsin circus markers.
Additional keywords. Circus
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 939 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on October 26, 2017, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.