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Most People Don’t Know The Unique Story Behind This Cemetery In Oklahoma

In the little town of Hugo, Oklahoma sits a circus-themed cemetery dedicated to circus animals and performers. Showmen’s Rest is a section within Mount Olivet Cemetery filled with animal themed pedestals and gravesites. The town of Hugo was once known as “Circus City, USA” and is now the final resting place for many circus folks. Take a look at some of the unique things you’ll see and read at Showmen’s Rest:

Watch the video below to see more of Showmen’s Rest Cemetery:

For more cemeteries in Oklahoma, check out this article here.

Ashley
Ashley has lived in Oklahoma for 25 years and is the Oklahoma staff writer for onlyinyourstate.com