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New York (State) 1881

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Illawarra Mercury


Celebrated woman was buried at Liverpool, a little village on the shores of the Onondaga Lake, on September 12th.This was none other than the famous boarded woman Barnum, years ago advertised as his greatest curiosity. 433 more words


saturday vignette: another sort of independence day

On a clear, sunny Saturday morning a few weeks ago a friend of mine invited me to participate in a most unusual event. The celebration of a newly reconstructed bridge in Denver’s Barnum neighborhood on the city’s westside. 72 more words


10 Human Freaks of Nature

Kermit the Frog sang that “It ain’t easy being green.” How about, “It ain’t easy being a conjoined-twin forced into a humiliating form of circus-slavery,” or “It ain’t easy having no limbs.” Being green is the least of these people’s worries (in fact, it might be nice to be culturally-beloved for a change). 1,317 more words

Weird Stuff

Officials: Man, 22, Arrested Following Bank Robbery

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities in northern Minnesota say they arrested a 22-year-old man Thursday in connection to a bank robbery.

The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office says the robbery happened just after 3:30 p.m. 60 more words


this day in the yesteryear: Hartford Circus Fire (1944)

Hartford Circus Fire (1944)

The Hartford Circus Fire was one of the worst fire disasters in US history. While thousands of spectators in Hartford, Connecticut… 78 more words

Brian's Barnum rolls into town...

We are very excited to announce that Birmingham’s favourite showman, Brian Conley will return to Birmingham Hippodrome next Summer in the Cameron Mackintosh and Chichester Festival Theatre hit musical BARNUM! 119 more words



Roundabout at Laura Pels Theatre (111 W. 46th St., between 6th & 7th Avenues)

If you’re in the mood for an evening of light entertainment, this one-man autobiographical review starring the very charming Jim Dale may be just the ticket. 826 more words