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Since 1973 the National Carousel Association has been working to keep America's remaining carousels in operation. Through a wide range of programs and projects, the NCA has participated in the restoration and preservation of many of the antique carousels in operation in our country today.

Want to help ensure that these carousels will be around for your children and grandchildren? Join the National Carousel Association today! And now you can join the National Carousel Association online using your credit card or PayPal account!
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The 2017 National Carousel Convention

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We will be holding our 2017 convention in southern California. Information will be made available on our 2017 Convention web page as it becomes available.
See you there !


Carousel of the Month - March 2017

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1901 C.W. Parker
Heritage Center
Abilene, KS
Photo courtesy of Jean Bennett

This month we're featuring the 1901 C.W. Parker carousel in Abilene, Kansas.

This beautifully preserved steam powered-carousel features 24 jumping horses and 4 chariots. Originally operating in Abilene from 1901 to 1959, this carousel was in operation in Wyoming from 1959 to 1976 before being returned to the Heritage Center in Abilene, where it has operated since 1976.

See the Heritage Center Website for more information.

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The National Carousel Association is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, ID # 22-2165727.
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Smile - You Shop. Amazon Gives!
Amazon Smile
The National Carousel Association is now an eligible recipient on Amazon Smile. When you take advantage of this program by shopping at smile.amazon.com, part of your purchase price can be donated to the NCA!

To begin donating to the NCA every time you buy from amazon.com, visit smile.amazon.com, log in with your Amazon account information, select National Carousel Association as your current charity, and start placing orders.

Remember to use smile.amazon.com whenever you make a purchase from Amazon to keep the donations coming!

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Google Maps!

We're happy to announce that our online carousel census map now takes advantage of Google Maps, providing a better user interface for both desktop and mobile web browsers.

We have also added separate maps for our individual carousel classes:

Check out our maps today, and be sure to explore the features of Google Maps to put the map into satellite view and zoom in on your favorite carousel!

Go Mobile!
We're excited to announce changes to our website to support mobile devices! Visitors to our website who are using mobile devices will be directed to the mobile website, while desktop users will continue to see our desktop site. A new panel at the bottom of every page will provide a selection to switch between these websites.

The mobile website is also great for those who have trouble with smaller fonts. So give it a try today. And please don't hesitate to report any problems that you find to our webmaster.


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