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Felix Adler

Circus Ring Of Fame

 
 
Felix Adler Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
1. Felix Adler Marker
Inscription.  
He is remembered as the clown who in grotesque costume and makeup, paraded around the circus tent with a small trained pig. Their antics were classic examples of so-called clown gags. Adler became so popular that he was called “King of the Clowns”. He and his piglets were featured for many years with “The Greatest Show on Earth”.

Felix Adler Tent No. 12

 
Erected 1992 by Felix Adler Tent No. 12 and the Circus Ring of Fame Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment.
 
Location. 27° 19.128′ N, 82° 34.652′ 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. Floyd R. King (here, next to this marker); The Wallenda Troupe (here, next to this marker); The Yong Brothers
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(here, next to this marker); Francis Brunn Lottie Brunn (here, next to this marker); Dolly Jacobs (here, next to this marker); The Hanneford Family (here, next to this marker); John Ringling North (here, next to this marker); Lou Jacobs (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.)
 
Felix Adler Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
2. Felix Adler Marker
 
 
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 256 times since then and 7 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.

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