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The Hanneford Family

Circus Ring Of Fame

 
 
The Hanneford Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
1. The Hanneford Family Marker
Inscription.  
In the history of equestrian performing arts, the bareback riding Hannefords have long been pre-eminent. They began performing some 300 years ago in their native Ireland. Succeeding generations of the family have carried on the Hanneford tradition of presenting bareback riding with outstanding skill and grace to the acclaim of countless circus audiences.

Fred D. Pfening, Jr.

 
Erected by Fred D. Pfening, Jr. and the Circus Ring of Fame Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsEntertainment.
 
Location. 27° 19.127′ N, 82° 34.656′ 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. The Yong Brothers (here, next to this marker); Felix Adler (here, next to this marker); Floyd R. King
The Hanneford Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
2. The Hanneford Family Marker
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(here, next to this marker); The Wallenda Troupe (a few steps from this marker); Francis Brunn Lottie Brunn (a few steps from this marker); Dolly Jacobs (a few steps from this marker); John Ringling North (a few steps from this marker); Lou Jacobs (a few steps from 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.)
 
Sectional view which includes The Hanneford Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
3. Sectional view which includes The Hanneford Family 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 39 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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