Jumbo - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Jumbo

A favourite with children at the London Zoo and with circus audiences throughout North America, Jumbo, a mammoth African elephant, was touring Ontario with Barnum and Bailey Circus in 1885 when he was struck by a train and killed.

Location

Near the site of his death, Woodworth Avenue at the railway crossing, St. Thomas

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Elgin

Municipality: City of St. Thomas

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