Weona Park Carousel

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Weona Park Carousel
Weona Park Carousel 02.JPG
Weona Park Carousel. August 2013.
Weona Park Carousel is located in Pennsylvania
Weona Park Carousel
Location PA 512, Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°52′15″N 75°14′55″W / 40.87083°N 75.24861°W / 40.87083; -75.24861Coordinates: 40°52′15″N 75°14′55″W / 40.87083°N 75.24861°W / 40.87083; -75.24861
Area less than one acre
Built 1923
Architectural style stationary menagerie carouse
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 99000879[1]
Added to NRHP August 4, 1999

Weona Park Carousel, also known as Dentzel Stationary Menagerie Carousel, is a historic carousel located at Pen Argyl, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. The carousel and its pavilion were built in 1923. The carousel is housed in a wooden, one story, pavilion measuring 20 feet high at center and 80 feet in diameter, with 24 sections each 10 feet 6 inches wide. The carousel has 44 animals and 2 sleighs standing three abreast. They were originally hand carved and painted in the 1890s, c. 1905, and c. 1917. The carousel has a Wurlitzer organ, opus 146. It was constructed by the Dentzel Carousel Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Estelle Cremers (March 1999). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Weona Park Carousel" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-10-29.