Captain Ureck – 7 Feet 11.5 Inches Tall ~ 1890’s Sideshow attraction

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Captain Ureck (C. H. Ureck) toured with Barnum & Bailey‘s during the 1890’s and was listed at 7 feet 11.5 inches tall. During his exhibition days he was claimed to be from Austria, Hungary, Germany (Hanover) and the U.S. (Colorado).

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Jim R. Moore


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