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Antoinette Concello

Circus Ring Of Fame

 
 
Antoinette Concello Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentWomen.
 
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,
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next to this marker); The Pedrolas (here, next to this marker); Wilson Storey (here, next to this marker); The Clarke Family (here, next to this marker); Count Roberto de Vasconcellos (here, next to this marker); Con Colleano (here, next to this marker); Lalage (here, next to 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.
 
Antoinette Concello Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
2. Antoinette Concello Marker
<i>Circus acrobat Antoinette Concello.</i> image. Click for full size.
Chester Photo Service (courtesy of the University of Washington), 1941
3. Circus acrobat Antoinette Concello.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   3. submitted on April 7, 2020. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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