P. T. Barnums Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan and Hippodrome in United States


P. T. Barnums Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan and Hippodrome
Chattanooga 1872
Chattanooga 1872
Typecircus
Founded1871
Closed down1875
CountryUnited States
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P. T. Barnums Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan and Hippodrome, located in United States, was founded in 1871. P. T. Barnums Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan and Hippodrome closed down in 1875.


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Owner: P. T. Barnum.

1871: In Brooklyn, New York in 1871 with William Cameron Coup, P. T. Barnum established P. T. Barnums Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome, a traveling amalgamation of circus, menagerie and museum of "freaks", which by 1872 was billing itself as "The Greatest Show on Earth". It went through a number of variants on these names: "P.T. Barnums Travelling Worlds Fair, Great Roman Hippodrome and Greatest Show On Earth".

1873: The Great Performing Elephants: Ring No. 1: Gipsey, Introduced by Col. C. White, Ring No. 2: Betsey, Introduced by Frank Dooley.

1876: Setup as P.T. Barnums Greatest Show on Earth


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Koehl, Dan (2020). P. T. Barnums Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan and Hippodrome, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=1491. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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