Circus Animals Are Buried At The Showmen’s Rest Cemetery In Oklahoma And You Can Visit Them

One of the coolest cemeteries in the country – The Showmen’s Rest – is located in the small town of Hugo, Oklahoma. It’s a rectangular section carved out of Mount Olivet Cemetery that is a special resting place for those who dedicated their lives to the circus, including animals. You’ll find some of the most beautiful and unique headstones located in this town that was once known as Circus City, USA.

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Address: East Trice Street & 8th Street, Hugo, OK, 74743

Oklahoma is full of beautiful cemeteries that are a resting place for the deceased; however, we do have several that are haunted and full of paranormal activity. If you’re looking for cemeteries where strange noises, apparitions, unexplainable lights and other spooky stuff has been reported, then check out these 10 graveyards in Oklahoma.