£46k project to tell story of Madame Abdella, elephant 'buried in Diss'

Legend has it that two elephants are buried beneath Fair Green in Diss
Legend has it that two elephants are buried beneath Fair Green in Diss

2021-07-07 - Diss, United Kingdom
Diss Corn Hall has received a £46,400 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to develop and produce a project about the legend of Madame Abdella. The 20-year-old Burmese elephant is believed to have died on and been buried under Fair Green in 1867, while travelling with a menagerie.

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