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Baraboo in Sauk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Ringling Brothers of Baraboo

 
 
The Ringling Brothers of Baraboo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 2, 1995
1. The Ringling Brothers of Baraboo Marker
Inscription.  The Ringling family resided in Baraboo for many years. Being of German & French extraction, they literally went from rags to riches while operating their circus out of Baraboo. This closely knit family brought fame & prominence to their hometown, Baraboo. In addition to the Ringling Bros. Circus, they operated other circuses & enterprises out of these quarters.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment.
 
Location. 43° 28.014′ N, 89° 44.118′ W. Marker is in Baraboo, Wisconsin, in Sauk County. Marker can be reached from Water Street (State Highway 113) west of Elizabeth Street, on the left when traveling west. The marker is located at the Circus World Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 550 Water Street, Baraboo WI 53913, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ringling Bros. Circus (a few steps from this marker); Camel House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ringling Brothers Circus Winter Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); No. 19 Cole Bros. Circus Seal Lion Den
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Ringling Winter Quarters and the Baraboo River (about 400 feet away); Thompson House Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Baraboo River (approx. 0.4 miles away); Indian Mounds and Village (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baraboo.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This is a list of Wisconsin circus markers.
 
The Ringling Brothers of Baraboo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 2, 1995
2. The Ringling Brothers of Baraboo Marker
The Ringling Brothers of Baraboo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 2, 1995
3. The Ringling Brothers of Baraboo Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 647 times since then and 47 times this year. Last updated on October 26, 2017, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 26, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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