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    Collecting Recollections: William "Bill" Taggart, Circus Historian

    William "Bill" Taggart, Circus Historian
    When:
    December 1st
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    Time:
    10:30am
    Past Event
    Free for Members
    Free with Museum Admission
    Contact:
    Where:
    The Ringling

     

    I Ran Away with the Circus

    How often have you heard that phrase or threatened to do it yourself? Here's your opportunity to meet William "Bill" Taggart, Circus Historian, who made good on the threat. After graduating from college, Bill Taggart went to work for the Ringling show. His amiable personality was invaluable to the back of the house. Taggart worked for several circuses excelling at ticket sales and often took to the road for advance sales. He sold the last ticket for the final Ringling Bros. tented performance in 1956.

    Collecting Recollections features fascinating people with fascinating stories to tell about their lives - The Ringling, the circus, Sarasota- and more. Get your tickets in advance for these intriguing, informal, and informative interview sessions. Reception to follow.

    Collecting Recollections is made possible in part through the generosity of Linnie E. Dalbeck Memorial Foundation Trust.

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