Baraboo, Wisconsin

What is Baraboo, Wisconsin known for?


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Lake State Park (Wisconsin) Devil's Lake State Park , the International Crane Foundation, and Aldo Leopold's Shack and Farm (Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm). History The area around Baraboo was first settled by Abe Wood in 1838, and was originally known as the village of Adams. 1929 '' Wisconsin Blue Book '' , p. 629. In 1846 it became the county seat of Sauk County (Sauk County, Wisconsin) after


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their circus and several others, leading to the nickname "Circus City". Today Circus World Museum is located in Baraboo. A living history museum, it has a collection of circus wagons and other circus artifacts. It also has the largest library of circus information in the United States. Bill Steigerwald. movie-palace-await-in-baraboo

-268797 "Travels Without Charley: A beautiful lake and a movie palace await in Baraboo" . ''Pittsburgh Post-Gazette'', October 17, 2010. Retrieved September 10, 2013. The museum previously hosted the Great Circus Parade, which carried circus wagons and performers through the streets of Baraboo, across the state by train, and then through downtown Milwaukee. The Al. Ringling Theatre is a grand scale movie palace in downtown Baraboo, made possible through the financial

by the architectural firm Rapp and Rapp, it was built by Albert Ringling, one of the circus Ringling Brothers, for $100,000. Over the years, it has featured performances from vaudeville and silent movies to grand opera starring such notables as Lionel Barrymore and Mary Pickford. * Alfred Theodore "Alf" Ringling (1861–1919) * Charles Edward "Charley" Ringling (Charles Edward Ringling) (1863–1926); also listed birth year 1864


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reflect larger regional structures and that sedimentary structures could indicate the original top-facing direction within elaborately deformed strata (stratum). These two principles sparked a global revolution in structural geology during the 1920s.


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, Wisconsin Sauk City , Viroqua (Viroqua, Wisconsin) and Sparta (Sparta, Wisconsin). It was created in 1955 as a split from area code 414, and was the third area code created in Wisconsin. The '''Circus World Museum''' is a large museum complex in Baraboo, Wisconsin devoted to circus-related history. The museum, which features not only circus artifacts and exhibits, but also hosts daily live circus performances throughout the summer, is owned by the Wisconsin Historical


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Baraboo Category:Cities in Wisconsin Category:Cities in Sauk County, Wisconsin Category:Micropolitan areas of Wisconsin Category:County seats in Wisconsin Category:Populated places established in 1838 Category:1838 establishments in the United States Tourism Tourism is also a major industry in Wisconsin – the state's third largest, according to the Department of Tourism. Tourist destinations such as the House on the Rock near Spring Green, Wisconsin Spring


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high, but commissions could be of any size and one order ran to 50 ft by 15 ft. Johnson also painted the side-panels on circus trailers and merry-go-rounds. http: www.chicagoreader.com chicago on-exhiit-fred-johnsons-banner-career Content?oid 874134 In the original publishing, the book begins with a set of essays under the heading "Sand County Almanac," which is divided into twelve segments, one for each month. These essays mostly follow


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communities is 6,340. - 69 Baraboo (Baraboo, Wisconsin) 12,048 10,711 City (Political_subdivisions_of_Wisconsin#City) Sauk (Sauk County, Wisconsin) - After arriving in America, Griebling left home after reading an ad seeking apprentice bareback riders. He studied under and worked with Albert Hodgini in Baraboo, Wisconsin for several years, performing in Hodgini's act in the Sells Floto Circus and other circuses.


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; "Term: Baraboo [brief history]" in ''Dictionary of Wisconsin History''. Baraboo was the site of several sawmills early in its history because of its location near the Baraboo (Baraboo River) and Wisconsin (Wisconsin River) Rivers. The city was the home of the Ringling Brothers. In the 19th century, it was the headquarters of Ringling Brothers Circus


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of Wisconsin Colleges . Conservation The International Crane Foundation is based in Baraboo. Dedicated to the study and conservation of the world's 15 species of crane (crane (bird)), the organization engages in conservation research, public education, and international conservation efforts. Biography Henry Clay Hansbrough was born near Prairie du Rocher, Illinois. Henry Clay, who attended the wedding for his parents Elisha Hansbrough and Sarah Hagan, suggested to them that they name their first son after him, and they did. Dakota Datebook Henry attended the common schools and in 1867 moved to San Jose, California. He learned the art of printing and worked at the trade in San Jose and later at Baraboo, Wisconsin. He moved to Dakota Territory and established the ''Grand Forks News'' in 1881 and the ''Inter-Ocean at Devils Lake'' in 1883. He was mayor of Devils Lake (Devils Lake, North Dakota) from 1885 to 1888 and a member of the Republican National Committee from 1888 to 1896.


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in two colors: Gold and Black. The current manufacturer of the Towel is McArthur Towel & Sports Co., in Baraboo, Wisconsin. Biography Henry Clay Hansbrough was born near Prairie du Rocher, Illinois. Henry Clay, who attended the wedding for his parents Elisha Hansbrough and Sarah Hagan, suggested to them that they name their first son after him, and they did. Dakota Datebook Henry attended the common schools and in 1867 moved to San Jose, California. He learned the art of printing and worked at the trade in San Jose and later at Baraboo, Wisconsin. He moved to Dakota Territory and established the ''Grand Forks News'' in 1881 and the ''Inter-Ocean at Devils Lake'' in 1883. He was mayor of Devils Lake (Devils Lake, North Dakota) from 1885 to 1888 and a member of the Republican National Committee from 1888 to 1896.

Baraboo, Wisconsin

'''Baraboo''' (Hoocąk (Winnebago language): '''Hoguc eja''' title Locations work Hoocąk Waaziija Haci Language Division, A Division of The Ho-Chunk Nation accessdate 2014-04-06 url http: hocak.info mysite HTM%20All Locations.htm ) is a city in and the county seat of Sauk County (Sauk County, Wisconsin), Wisconsin, United States. The largest city in the county, Baraboo is the principal city of the Baraboo Micropolitan Statistical Area. Its 2010 population was 12,048. It is situated on the Baraboo River.

Baraboo is home to the Circus World Museum, the former headquarters and winter home of the Ringling Brothers circus. The Al. Ringling Theatre is an active landmark in the city. Baraboo is also near Devil's Lake State Park (Devil's Lake State Park (Wisconsin)), the International Crane Foundation, and Aldo Leopold's Shack and Farm (Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm).

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