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Shedd Aquarium

Burial Site of "Kay" The Circus Elephant

1163 N. 1250 E. Rd., Taylorville, IL 62568

Historic Sites

For decades Kay basked in the limelight, visiting the small towns of America and delighting children of all ages. View the farm grave and marker for Kay, the beloved Carson & Barnes Circus elephant who died on October 21, 1994. Kay is only the second elephant to be buried in Illinois.

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