Sandusky, Ohio: Wacky Cemetery Animals

A mini-golf-style hippo, bear, and Sinclair dinosaur stand outside the entrance to one of Sandusky's oldest cemeteries.
Address:
5922 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH
Directions:
South edge of the city. The animals are on the northbound side of US Hwy 250/Milan Rd, just south of its intersection with Hwy 2, between the Best Budget Inn motel and the entrance to Perkins Cemetery.
Admission:
Free
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Hippo, Dino, and Bear

Three unlikely friends -- a hippopotamus, dinosaur, and bear -- stand next a motel parking lot, very out of place. They look as if they once belonged to a miniature golf course. There is a sign posted, "No climbing on the animals," but that didn't stop us from taking pictures standing with the animals!

[Chrissie, 06/18/2017]

The animals also stand next to the entrance to Perkins Cemetery, which, according to its historical marker, contains the graves of many of Sandusky's earliest settlers and cholera victims.

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