Circus History

Circus History (HM1LCQ)

Location: Girard, PA 16417 Erie County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 0.043', W 80° 19.019'

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America's most famous clown of the Nineteenth Century, Dan Rice (1823-1900), had the winter quarters of his circus in Girard from 1852 to 1875. The nearby Soldiers' Monument was donated by the versatile clown and showman, whose home stood opposite.
Year Placed1974
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 556565 N 4650081
Decimal Degrees42.00071667, -80.31698333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 0.043', W 80° 19.019'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 0' 2.58" N, 80° 19' 1.14" W
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Area Code(s)814
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 29-69 US-20, Girard PA 16417, US
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