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Tagged: Circus History

A CIRCUS CAMEL COMES TO TOWN!

In my bio I mentioned that I’ve been working on archiving the history of John Ball Park.  I’ve rediscovered some interesting stories about both the park and the zoo.  Or maybe I should say that I’m frequently saying ‘I didn’t know that’.  For instance the flat land along Valley was some of the last land added to the park and while negotiations were ongoing for its purchase the area was used as the city’s circus grounds.