Editor's Note book

This year the Lady Vestey Victorian Festival will feature a Circus theme.

In the early days of Superior, attending a circus show was often a summer highlight. The shows traveled by rail and with five rail lines meeting here it was easy for the shows to include Superior on their routes.

A story written by Jennie Small Owen about the times in August when the Ringling Brothers Circus came to Superior was published in this newspaper about 60 years ago. With the 30th annual Memorial Weekend celebration having a Superior Strong circus theme, I think it is appropriate to reprint her story and perhaps...


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