Great American Menagerie in United States


Great American Menagerie
Local name Great American Caravan of Living Animals
Typecircus

Owner
Closed down1835
Country United States

Directors

Key People

Veterinarians

Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants
1824-: Joseph Martin
(elephant trainer)
1938-1938: Cheerful Gardner
(elephant trainer)

Elephant keepers
Record history
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Description

Great American Menagerie, United States . Great American Menagerie closed down in 1835.


Comments / pictures1813-1816: Museum of Living Animals
1819: associated with Mr. Brown in Washington in 1819
1816-1821: advertised as Grand, Rich and Rare Collection of Living Animals
1822: Great American Caravan of Living Animals
1822: The menagerie went into Albany on October 25, 1822.
1824: Joseph Martin is elephant keeper for Tippoo Sultan
1835: In 1835, the menagerie became part of The Zoological Institute.

References for records about Great American Menagerie

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2024). Great American Menagerie, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=740. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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