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Posted on: September 6, 2014

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Robinson Circus

This date in Lafayette history... 1867: The Circus Comes to Town

Many weary travelers, including Ulysses S. Grant, stopped at Mary and Lafayette Miller’s stage stop
and hotel along Rock Creek. One summer day in 1867 a gentleman emerged from a dusty stagecoach and asked Mary if she would be able to feed his circus troupe…

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