St. Thomas in Elgin County, Ontario — Central Canada (North America)
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Erected 1985 by Jumbo Centennial Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Animals. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1814.
Location. 42° 46.731′ N, 81° 12.495′ W. Marker is in St. Thomas, Ontario, in Elgin County. Marker is on Talbot Street close to King Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 70 Talbot Street, St Thomas ON N5R 3C9, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 24 kilometers of this marker, measured St. Thomas Canada Southern Railway Station / Gare ferroviaire de St. Thomas (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); Isaac Crouse (approx. 22.8 kilometers away); King Street Bridge (approx. 22.8 kilometers away); Middlesex Court House (approx. 22.9 kilometers away); The Founding of London (approx. 23 kilometers away); The Gaol and Courthouse, London, c.1843 (approx. 23 kilometers away); The Petition of John Ewart (approx. 23 kilometers away).
Also see . . . Jumbo the Circus Elephant and His Tragic Death - Awesome Stories. Captured in Africa, Jumbo spent time in London - where he was greatly loved - until Phineas T. Barnum purchased him to star in his circus. Londoners were most distressed to see him leave, in 1882. (Submitted on October 27, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
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