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 Animals, loud music, and movement  -- what more do you need to make a child (or adult) happy?  Here are places where old carousels live (or at least pieces survive).  As always, please contact us with additional places to add or corrections to what we have here.

 

 

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  MD
 
Upper Marlboro
 
Antique Chesapeake Carousel & Miniature Train
  
Watkins Regional Park
 
301 Watkins Park Drive
 
Upper Marlboro      MD
 
Phone    301 218-6761
 
Web Site      http://www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/subsites/visitors/att_hist.htm-                    carousel
 
Description      carousel & train in wooded surroundings
 
Type of Resource       Tourist Attraction
 
Primary Focus    Park
 
Building Type    Carousel
 
New or Updated:                 11/23/2003

 

Sandi Lebron - Carousel Horse Parade
Carousel Horse Parade
Sandi Lebron
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Michigan
Holland
Dutch Village
12350 James Street
Holland MI  49424
Phone 
616 396-1475
Web Site  http://www.dutchvillage.com/
E-mail  mailto:info@dutchvillage.com
Description  10 acres designed to look like a 19th century Dutch village: crafts, wooden shoe factory, farmhouse, dancing, delft making, Kolean Museum with cheese making and costumes, tulip exhibits
Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction
Primary Focus  Entertainment
Building Type  Carousel
Group Identity  Dutch

  NE

  Minden

  Harold Warp Pioneer Village

  138 East Highway 6

  PO Box 68

  Minden    NE   68959    

  Phone   308 832-1181

  Web Site  http://www.pioneer-village.org/

  Toll Free  800 445-4447

  E-mail  mailto:manager@pioneervillage.com

  Description  28 buildings on 28 acres, eclectic but huge collection of Americana

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Village

  Building Type   Carousel

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  New or Updated:           2/24/2005

New Mexico
Roswell
Spring River Park & Zoo
1306 East College Boulevard
Atkinson & East College
Roswell NM  88201
Phone 
505 624-6760
Web Site  www.nmculture.org/cgi-bin/instview.cgi?_recordnum=SPRZ
Description  zoo, youth fishing lake, miniature train, carousel, prairie dog town, Longhorn Ranch, Children's Zoo
Type of Resource  Zoo
Building Type  Carousel
Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  NY

  North Tonawanda

  Herschel Carrousel Factory Museum

  180 Thompson Street

  North Tonawanda  NY  14120    

  Phone   716 693-1885

  Web Site  http://www.carrouselmuseum.org/

  E-mail   mailto:info@carrouselmuseum.org

  Description  factory documents history of carousel companies, working carvers,

                    vintage amusement devices

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type  Carousel

  Collection  Sculpture

  Era   1916

  New or Updated:   2/25/2006

Ohio
Sandusky
Merry-Go-Round Museum
301 Jackson Street
Rt 6 & Jackson St
Sandusky OH 44870
Phone 419 626-6111
Web Site www.merrygoroundmuseum.org
Alt Web www.carousel.org/
Description antique carousel, wood carvers working on new horses
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Entertainment
Building Type Carousel
Last changed: 01/14/2003
  PA
 
Lahaska
 
Giggleberry Fair
 
Peddlers Village, Route 202 & 263
 
Lahaska  PA   18931    
 
Phone   215 794-8960
 
Web Site  http://www.peddlersvillage.com/pages/giggleberry.php
 
Description  antique carousel, with museum featuring carousel animals, miniature rides
 
Type of Resource   Activity
 
Primary Focus  Entertainment
 
Building Type   Carousel
 
Collection N-Z  Woodcarving
 
Era  1926
 
New or Updated:    4/12/2004

 

  TX

  San Antonio

  Kiddie Park

  3015 Broadway

  San Antonio TX   78209    

  Phone   210 824-4351

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://sanantoniotourist.com/attractions.cfm

  Description  established 1925, centerpiece is 1918 carousel

  Type of Resource   Activity

  Primary Focus  Entertainment

  Kind of Activity   Amusement Park

  Building Carousel

  New or Updated:  9/14/2004

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Washington
Spokane
Riverfront Park
507 North Howard Street
Spokane WA  99201
Phone 
509 625-6600
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Nature
Primary Focus  Park
Building Type  Carousel

 

Wisconsin
Dodgeville
House on the Rock
3591 State Road 23
Dodgeville WI  53533
Phone 
608 935-3711
Web Site  www.thehouseontherock.com
Description  house built out of a 200 foot rock formation, with additional structures and collections of all sorts added
Type of Resource Tourist Attraction
Building Type  Carousel
Collection G-M  Mechanical Music
Collection N-Z  Santa Claus

 

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