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Fay Alexander

Circus Ring of Fame

 
 
Fay Alexander Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
1. Fay Alexander Marker
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Recognized as one of the most accomplished artists of the flying trapeze. Performed with the “Flying Concellos” with Ringling and later formed the “Flying Alexanders.” His artistry has been seen in the movie “Trapeze”, “Jumbo” and “The Greatest Show on Earth”.
Lauren & Tony Dow

 
Erected 1988 by Lauren and Tony Dow and the Circus Ring of Fame Foundation, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment.
 
Location. 27° 19.12′ N, 82° 34.606′ W. Marker is in Sarasota, Florida, in Sarasota County. Marker is at the intersection of St Armands Circle and John Ringling Boulevard, on the left when traveling north on St Armands Circle. 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. D.R. and Isla Miller (here, next to this marker); The Zacchinis (here, next to this marker); Karl L. King
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(here, next to this marker); Alfredo Codona (here, next to this marker); The Nerveless Nocks (here, next to this marker); Dr. J.Y. Henderson (here, next to this marker); Harold Alzana (here, next to this marker); May Wirth (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sarasota.
 
Regarding Fay Alexander. 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 . . .  Circus Ring of Fame. (Submitted on April 4, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
Fay Alexander Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
2. Fay Alexander Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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