Sarasota in Sarasota County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Circus Ring of Fame
He was founder of the Big Apple Circus and the guiding genius behind its success during its formative years and beyond. Under his leadership, Big Apple became one of America’s greatest circuses that rivaled in quality older, more traditional shows and firmly established the popularity of the one ring European format among American audiences.
Erected 2014 by Felix Adler-Paul Binder Tent No. 12, the Big Apple Circus and the Circus Ring of Fame Foundation, Inc.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 27° 19.13′ N, 82° 34.616′ W. Marker is in Sarasota, Florida, in Sarasota County. Marker is on St Armands Circle near John Ringling Boulevard, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located on the northeast area of the 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 Miguel Vazquez (here, next to this marker); Tim Holst (here, next to this marker); Charles and Mathias Coronas (here, next to this marker); Ian Garden (here, next to this marker); The Del Moral Perch Act Troupe (here, next to this marker); The Therons (here, next to this marker); Pablo Rodriguez and Family (here, next to this marker); H.S.H. Prince Rainier III of Monaco (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sarasota.
Regarding Paul Binder. 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.