Showmen's Rest Cemetery

Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States

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Cemetery established in 1951 for circus, carnival, and outdoor amusement workers by the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Greater Tampa Showmen's Association. 454 are interred here. Prominent figures from America's Circus history buried here include Edmondo "Papa" Zacchini (Human Canonball), Carl J. Sedlmayr (Royal American Shows), and Grady Stiles (Lobster Boy).
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