Image from Showmen's Rest in Woodlawn Cemetery, Forest Park, IL This photo is an image from the Showmen’s Rest plot within Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park, IL. Showmen’s Rest includes over 50 of the victims of a massive train wreck from June 22, 1918 involving a Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus train, in which 86 circus performers and employees were killed.
Animal Headstone in Lismore ON THIS DAY …….. 22nd March 1909 A unique headstone for an animal was erected near Lismore, New South Wales, over a grave of a favourite hunting horse with the following inscription: ‘Here lies Alick, son of Sirius, died 22nd March 1909. A champion hunter in many contests, with never a swerve or baulk. As […]