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P.T Barnum's Life

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Timeline small square P.T.Barnum is born to Irena Taylor and Philo F. Barnum
Timeline small square Married Charity Hallet anad had 4 children
Timeline small square Began editing his own newspaper the Herald of Freedom
Timeline small square Stopped editing the Herald of Freedom
Timeline small square Featured Joice Heth "George whashington's" nurse P.T Barnum features Joice Heth a 161 year old african american slave and nurse to George Washington
Timeline small square Took a small circus on tour through the south
Timeline small square P.T began to exhibit the feejee mermaid
Timeline small square Opens Barnum's American Museum in nyc
Timeline small square Introduces European opera star Jenny Lind to audiences
Timeline small square His legendary circus travels the nation by train
Timeline small square Joins forces with James A. Bailey (Barnum & Bailey circus)
Timeline small square The massive elephant Jumbo joins his circus
Timeline small square P.T. Barnum died at the height of his popularity