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Apr 17, 2010 - Circus City, USA

Hugo, Oklahoma is also known as Circus City, USA because it is the winter home of the Carson and Barnes Circus, as well as other circuses. One of the most unusual attractions is the cemetery. There is an entire section reserved for members of the circus community. In keeping with their "showmanship" lives, their monuments and headstones reflect the circus and their places in it. They are beautiful stones and very interesting to read. There are also several famous cowboys buried here. There are photos of their stones as well. And there were...

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Nov 5, 2009 - Hugo, OK - Drive through Oklahoma

(Ron Writing) This morning we left Siloam Springs heading west on US-412 across the border into Oklahoma. We’ve never spent much time in Oklahoma on our previous travels so this time we decided to see some of the eastern part of the state. Near the town of Kansas, OK we headed south on OK-10 which is a scenic route that follows the Illinois River. We drove through forested rolling hills on a very curvy road. The scenery was very nice but the foliage is all off the trees already. This area has a few cattle ranches and many campgrounds and...

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Nov 21, 2007 - Hugo, OK

Yesterday was a catch up day for us; we rested and did laundry, played with the dogs and generally had a pleasant relaxing time doing not much of anything. Today we traveled west and headed into Oklahoma. The weather was horrible, we ran into several rain squalls that were so bad we almost had to pull to the side of the road because we couldn't see the road in front of us. By the time we found Lake Hugo, our destination for the day, the wind had picked up and Ralph was comparing the waves on the lake to some of the stuff he saw up in Alaska...

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Jun 10, 2007 - Just like Willie, we're on the road again

We left Bardwell Sunday morning and head for Kiamichi campground, a CoE park just on the south east corner of Oklahoma. We had stayed there a couple of years ago and it makes a nice, short first day trip since we're on the road again for the first time since May 20th. We found this spot to stay overnight where we did not have to unhitch. There was no one else in the loop Madison had a good time running around smelling all the smells.

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