Adam Forepaugh and Sells Bros Circus

History The Adam Forepaugh and Sells Brothers Circus was a major American circus that operated from 1896 through 1911. The name of the show was taken in part from Adam Forepaugh (1831-1890) a notable circus proprietor who owned and operated several circus shows from 1865 until his death1890 and was a major competitor of P.T. Barnum and Ringling Brothers.…

Sells Brothers Circus - WikiVisually

Sells Brothers Circus was a circus that was started by Lewis Sells and Peter Sells in Columbus, Ohio, United States. — History — The circus, more formally known as the Sells Brothers' Quadruple Alliance, Museum, Menagerie, Caravan and Circus, ran from 1862 to 1863 and again from 1871 to 1895Fate: Merged with Floto Dog & Pony Show into the Sells ……

Circus Town! - The Short North

During the late 1800s, the Sells Brothers Circus was one of the largest, most successful shows of its kind in the country. At the time the home was built, Peter Sells and his three brothers were among the wealthiest citizens of Columbus.…