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Carousels with Awards and Special Features


Carousels That Have Received the NCA Historical Carousel Award

Note: The NCA Historical Carousel Award is given to recognize carousels that meet the following criteria:
  • Historic significance
  • Innate quality or character
  • A proven program of restoration and maintenance
  • A regular schedule of operation
  • An owner or support group likely to ensure that the carousel will continue to be available to the public as an operating machine

Carousels Listed in the National Register of Historic Places

  • Little Rock, AR
    Little Rock Zoo
    Over-The-Jumps
    Spillman Engineering "Over the Jumps", 1924
    Registered: 1989
  • Berkeley, CA
    Tilden Park
    Herschell-Spillman, c.1911
    Registered: 1976
  • Santa Barbara, CA
    Chase Palm Park
    Allan Herschell, 1917
  • Burlington, CO
    Kit Carson Co. Fairgrounds
    PTC #6, 1905
    Registered: 1982
  • Pueblo, CO
    Pueblo City Park
    Parker, 1911
    Registered: 1983
  • Bristol, CT
    Lake Compounce
    Carmel/Looff/S&G/Murphy, 1893
  • Washington, DC
    Washington National Cathedral
    All Hallows Guild Carousel
    U.S. Merry-Go-Round Co., c.1890's
    Registered: 1997
  • Austell, GA
    Six Flags Over Georgia
    Riverview Carousel
    PTC #17, 1908
    Registered: 1995
  • Story City, IA
    North Park
    Story City Carousel
    Herschell-Spillman, 1913
  • New Orleans, LA
    New Orleans City Park
    Bartholomew Murphy, 1906
    Registered: 1988
  • Hull, MA
    Paragon Carousel
    PTC #85, 1928
  • Oak Bluffs, MA
    Martha's Vineyard
    Flying Horses
    Dare, 1876
    Registered: 1976
  • Glen Echo, MD
    Glen Echo Park
    Dentzel, 1921
    Registered: 1984
  • Meridian, MS
    Highland Park
    Dentzel, 1904
    Registered: 1979
  • Burlington, NC
    Burlington City Park
    Dentzel, 1906-10
    Registered: 1985
  • Raleigh, NC
    Pullen Park
    Dentzel #106, 1912
  • Binghamton, NY
    Recreation Park
    Allan Herschell, 1925
    Registered: 1992
  • Binghamton, NY
    Ross Park
    Ross Park Zoo Carousel
    Allan Herschell, 1920
    Registered: 1992
  • Brooklyn, NY
    Brooklyn Bridge Park
    Jane's Carousel
    PTC #61, 1922
  • Brooklyn, NY
    Steeplechase Plaza
    B & B Carousell
    Mangels/Carmel, 1906
    Registered: 2016
  • Endicott, NY
    George W. Johnson Park
    Allan Herschell, 1934
    Registered: 1991
  • Endicott, NY
    West Endicott Park
    Allan Herschell, 1929
  • Endwell, NY
    Highland Park
    Allan Herschell, 1925
  • Johnson City, NY
    C. Fred Johnson Rec. Park
    Allan Herschell, 1923
  • North Tonawanda, NY
    Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum
    Allan Herschell #1 Special, 1916
    Registered: 1985
  • Rye, NY
    Rye Playland
    Prior & Church Racing Derby, 1927
  • Schenevus, NY
    Schenevus Park
    Herschell-Spillman, 1906?
  • Sandusky, OH
    Cedar Point
    Midway Carousel
    D.C. Muller, 1915?
  • Portland, OR
    Jantzen Beach SuperCenter
    Parker, 1921
    Registered: 1987
  • Portland, OR
    Oaks Amusement Park
    Herschell-Spillman, 1911?
    Registered: 1987
  • Pen Argyl, PA
    Weona Park
    Dentzel, c.1900
    Registered: 1999
  • Pawtucket, RI
    Slater Memorial Park
    The Looff Carousel at Slater Park
    Looff, 1895
    Registered: 1976
  • Riverside, RI
    Carousel Park
    Crescent Park Carousel
    Looff, 1895
    Registered: 1976
  • Memphis, TN
    The Children's Museum of Memphis
    The Memphis Grand Carousel
    Dentzel, 1909
    Registered: 1980
  • Hampton, VA
    Carousel Park
    Hampton Carousel
    PTC #50, 1920
  • Spokane, WA
    Riverfront Park
    Looff, 1909
  • Waterloo, WI
    Fireman's Park
    Waterloo Carousel
    Parker, 1911
    Registered: 1997
  • Roseneath, ON (Canada)
    Roseneath Fairgrounds
    Parker, 1906
    Registered: 1990

Carousels Listed as National Historical Landmarks

  • Santa Cruz, CA
    Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
    Looff Carousel
    Looff, 1911
    Listed: 1987
  • Burlington, CO
    Kit Carson Co. Fairgrounds
    PTC #6, 1905
    Listed: 1987
  • Indianapolis, IN
    The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
    Dentzel, c.1900
    Listed: 1987
  • Logansport, IN
    Riverside Park
    Cass County Dentzel Carousel
    Dentzel, c.1902
    Listed: 1987
  • Abilene, KS
    Heritage Center
    Abilene Parker
    C. W. Parker, 1901
    Listed: 1987
  • Oak Bluffs, MA
    Martha's Vineyard
    Flying Horses
    Dare, 1876
    Listed: 1988
  • Meridian, MS
    Highland Park
    Dentzel, 1904
    Listed: 1986
  • Minden, NE
    Harold Warp Pioneer Village
    Mix-Armitage-Herschell, 1879
    Listed: 1987
  • Endicott, NY
    George W. Johnson Park
    Allan Herschell, 1934
    Listed: 1991
  • Johnson City, NY
    C. Fred Johnson Rec. Park
    Allan Herschell, 1923

Classic Carousels with Operating Ring Machines
(Operating pre-1960 machines)

Carousels in Original Location & Original Configuration
(Operating pre-1960 machines)


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