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The Nelson Family

Circus Ring Of Fame

 
 
The Nelson Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
1. The Nelson Family Marker
Inscription.  Arthur Sara Warren, Six Daughters and one son were outstanding acrobats noted for their “Risley Act” and performed with the major circuses of the time, four members of the family married circus performers whose skills have been passed from one generation to another.
 
Erected by Jack WM Windt and the Circus Ring of Fame Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentWomen.
 
Location. 27° 19.083′ N, 82° 34.621′ W. Marker is in Sarasota, Florida, in Sarasota County. Marker is at the intersection of St. Armands Circle and South Boulevard of the Presidents, on the left when traveling east on St. Armands Circle. Marker is located on the south area of the circle. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 38 St Armands Cir, 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. Tito Gaona and Family (here, next to this marker); The Derrick Rosaire Family (here, next to this marker); Henry Ringling North (here, next to this marker); Cucciolo
The Nelson Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
2. The Nelson Family Marker
(here, next to this marker); Emmitt Kelly (here, next to this marker); The Cristiani Family (here, next to this marker); William and Barbara Woodcock (a few steps from this marker); Fred and Ella Bradna (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sarasota.
 
Regarding The Nelson Family. 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 . . .  . (Submitted on March 25, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 25, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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