Sarasota in Sarasota County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
John Ringling North
Circus Ring Of Fame
John Ringling North, nephew of the Ringling Brothers was president and producer of the circus for many years. He staged the most lavish spectacles in Ringling history and acquired “Gargantua”, the gorilla, he became the best known circus attraction since “Jumbo.”
Erected by William R. Garden and the Circus Ring of Fame Foundation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 27° 19.13′ N, 82° 34.649′ W. Marker is in Sarasota, Florida, in Sarasota County. Marker is at the intersection of St Armands Circle and North Boulevard of the Presidents, on the left when traveling west on St Armands Circle. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 St Armands Circle, Sarasota FL 34236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dolly Jacobs (here, next to this marker); Lou Jacobs (here, next to this marker); Francis Brunn Lottie Brunn (here, next to this marker); Irvin Feld and Kenneth FeldMerle Evans (here, next to this marker); The Wallenda Troupe (here, next to this marker); Floyd R. King (here, next to this marker); The Flying Palacios (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sarasota.
More about this marker. The "Circus Ring Of Fame" recognizes those persons who made a significant contribution to the art and culture of the circus. With dozens of inductees from around the world. The Ring Of Fame began in 1986 as a way to honor world famous circus performers and the rich circus heritage of the Sarasota, Florida area.
Also see . . . Circus Ring of Fame Foundation. (Submitted on March 22, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.