Friday, January 4, 2013

Elephants in Oklahoma?

Did you know that the Ringling Brothers Circus has ties to Oklahoma?  This famous circus was founded in the US in 1884 by five of the seven Ringling brothers.  In 1907,  it acquired the Barnum and Bailey Circus, merging the two in 1919 to become Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus and was promoted as The Greatest Show on Earth.  Here is a picture of Ringling's City Sign in Southwest Oklahoma. 


  1. Well I learned something new with this post!

  2. I must say that when I learned all of that I was pretty surprised, too! There are so many neat things in Oklahoma!