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Lillian Leitzel

Circus Ring Of Fame

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
1. Lillian Leitzel Marker
Inscription.  Lillian Leitzel a superb aerial artist was known throughout the 1920s as “The Queen Of The Circus”. She was acclaimed not only for her difficult feats performed high in Ringlings Big Top, but also for her dazzling personality. Her popularity was such that she became a legend in her own time. No other star so personified the romance and glamour of the old time circus.
 
Erected by Ernest & Sophia Angst.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentWomen.
 
Location. 27° 19.084′ N, 82° 34.616′ 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: 400 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. La Norma (here, next to this marker); Fred and Ella Bradna (here, next to this marker); La Tosca
Lillian Leitzel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
2. Lillian Leitzel Marker
(here, next to this marker); Antoinette Concello (a few steps from this marker); Mabel Stark (a few steps from this marker); The Nelson Family (a few steps from this marker); Lalage (a few steps from this marker); Victoria Unus "La Toria" (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sarasota.
 
Regarding Lillian Leitzel. 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 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 25, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 49 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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