Delavan in Walworth County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Birthplace of “The Greatest Show on Earth”
Erected 2000 by Wisconsin State Historical Society. (Marker Number 440.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. 42° 37.818′ N, 88° 38.335′ W. Marker is in Delavan, Wisconsin, in Walworth County. Marker is at the intersection of South Seventh Street and Wisconsin Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Touch for map. Marker is located in the parking lot on the west side of Seventh Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 218 South Seventh Street, Delavan WI 53115, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Delavanís Historic Brick Street (approx. half a mile away); Delavan's Circus Colony (approx. 0.8 miles away); Wisconsin's First School for the Deaf (approx. 0.9 miles away); John Bruce (approx. 4.2 miles away); Darien Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); The 755th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Webster House (approx. 5.6 miles away); Allen Family (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delavan.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This is a list of Wisconsin circus markers.
Additional keywords. Circus
Categories. • Entertainment •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 23, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 525 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.