Durand, Wisconsin: Giant Circus Poster

The nine-foot-high, 55-foot-long, full color circus poster was hidden behind a building wall for 134 years.

Corral Bar and Riverside Grille

Address:
318 W. Main St., Durand, WI
Directions:
Inside the Corral Bar and Riverside Grille. Downtown, next to the river, on the corner of W. Main St. and 4th Ave. W.
Hours:
Daily 5 am - 10 pm (Call to verify)
Phone:
715-672-8874
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Giant 1885 Circus Poster

A nine-foot-high, 55-foot-long circus poster on a building wall was recently uncovered during a renovation. Being paper, it wouldn't have survived if it hadn't been walled-over. Now restored and a showpiece at the Corral Bar and Riverside Grille.

[John Bradley, 05/28/2019]

The full-color poster advertised the Great Anglo-American Circus and Menagerie performance on August 17, 1885. The wall was originally outside, facing the Chippewa River, to promote the circus to passing boats.

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