Saturday, August 15, 2020

Elephants on Main Street


Photo from the Armstrong Archives

When a circus came to Harrodsburg, it arrived by train and would make its way from the depot to Main Street and then on to the staging area.  This photograph shows the Harrodsburg depot and a parade of elephants moving up Marimon Avenue.  At the very rear of the line of elephants is what looks like several camels.  These circuses moved by rail throughout the area and would stay for three to four days at a time.

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