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No. 19 Cole Bros. Circus Seal Lion Den

 
 
No. 19 Cole Bros. Circus Seal Lion Den Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, October 3, 2019
1. No. 19 Cole Bros. Circus Seal Lion Den Marker
Inscription.  

✶ Probably built in 1943 by Cole Bros. craftsmen in Louisville, Kentucky

✶ Constructed entirely of structural steel and rides on solid rubber tires

✶ Included a water tank for the sea lions' comfort and pleasure

 
Erected 1972 by Alex Irwin Estate.
 
Location. 43° 28.004′ N, 89° 44.052′ W. Marker is in Baraboo, Wisconsin, in Sauk County. Marker is at the intersection of Water Street (Wisconsin Route 113) and Elizabeth Street, on the right when traveling east on Water Street. Located near the Circus World Museum's front entrance. 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. The Ringling Brothers of Baraboo (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ringling Bros. Circus (about 400 feet away); Camel House (about 400 feet away); Ringling Brothers Circus Winter Quarters (about 400 feet away); Thompson House Hotel (approx. 0.3
No. 19 Cole Bros. Circus Seal Lion Den Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, October 3, 2019
2. No. 19 Cole Bros. Circus Seal Lion Den Marker
miles away); Indian Mounds and Village (approx. 0.3 miles away); Baraboo River (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sauk County Civil War Monument (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baraboo.
 
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Circus World Museum Sign image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, October 3, 2019
3. Circus World Museum Sign
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 15, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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