Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Phineas Taylor Barnum

Phineas Taylor Barnum, widely known for the shows known as the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Baily Circus. He started in the 1840's as a museum propieator and held exhibits that were unheard of in the time period, the first freak show ever. Things put on display included the bearded woman, sorts of midgets and tallest man. The cirus started in1884 and quickly grew into a huge success.

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