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Antoinette Concello

Circus Ring Of Fame

 
 
Antoinette Concello Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
1. Antoinette Concello Marker
Inscription.  Known as the “Queen of the Flying Trapeze,” she was the second woman to perform the difficult triple somersault. For many years she was the star female aerialist with the “Flying Concellos” who were considered to be one of the greatest of all flying acts. The act was featured in the Ringling Bros. & Barnum Bailey Circus during the 1930s and 40s. Later she became the show’s Aerial Director.
 
Erected 1992 by Edward C. Sheehan and the Circus Ring of Fame Foundation.
 
Location. 27° 19.086′ N, 82° 34.611′ W. Marker is in Sarasota, Florida, in Sarasota County. Marker is at the intersection of St. Armands Circle and South Boulevard of the Presidents 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. Mabel Stark (here, next to this marker); La Tosca (here, next to this marker); Lalage (here, next to this marker); Victoria Unus "La Toria"
Antoinette Concello Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
2. Antoinette Concello Marker
(here, next to this marker); Struppi Hanneford (a few steps from this marker); Lillian Leitzel (a few steps from this marker); La Norma (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 Antoinette Concello. 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 26, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: EntertainmentWomen
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2020. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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