Campbell Brothers Circus in United States


Campbell Brothers Circus
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Place Fairbury, Jefferson County
Country United States

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Campbell Brothers Circus, in Fairbury, Jefferson County, United States .


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Fairbury, at the turn of the century, was home to the Campbell Bros. Circus. At one time, the Campbell Bros. Circus was the second largest circus in the world, featuring many daring acts and exotic animals. From 1885 to 1913, the circus winter-quartered in Fairbury and each spring, at the beginning of it\'s show season, a circus parade was held downtown featuring juggling acts, acrobats, circus animals and a daring hot air balloon launch. The circus traveled by train throughout the country and was the model by which many modern-day circus acts are patterned after. A full-scale mural featuring the circus parade is located downtown on the historic square.
Fairbury history


Records about Campbell Brothers Circus from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
Campbell Brothers Circus in United States United+StatesCampbell Bros. Circus elephant parade in 1919-1911.


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Koehl, Dan (2021). Campbell Brothers Circus, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=726. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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