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Bailey (G F) & Co.'s Menagerie & Aviary 1871/Procession Maps

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Day 1 Procession TorontoMapDay1oldWM.jpg           Day 2 Procession TorontoMapDay2oldWM.jpg

Although almost all circus troupes advertised the fact there would be a procession into the town, rarely is a route given due to the
size and geography of the town. There was normally only one main street and so the procession would logically occur there.

We would expect a procession to only be advertised in Toronto because of its size, and to date, that is the case.

Howes procession was different for each of the 2 days they were in town. The procession began and ended at the lot on Wellington Street.

The map is from 1894 but is close to the situation of 1871. The routes are marked in red and directional arrows were added. Queens Park is included as a reference point.
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