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"Gracie Hanneford & Her Perky Pup Show"
Gracie Hanneford was an amazing 'One Woman Act'. She was brought up in a circus family and performed with the 'Royal Hanneford Circus' for many years as a horse woman, riding and doing tricks under the big top. Later she formed her 'Perky Pup' show which appeared at Whalom several times during the mid 1980's.
When she passed away in 2006, she left the bulk of her estate, worth nearly one million dollars, to the Lake George High School as a Scholarship program (In her father's honor) for students interested in pursuing a career in theater or Circus arts.
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