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Weona Park
Pen Argyl, PA
Park:Weona Park
Description:G. A. Dentzel
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2020
Year Built:c.1900
Type:3 rows, Park, Stationary, All Wood composition
Figures:34 Standing Horses, 10 Menagerie Animals (3 Giraffes, 3 Deer, 3 Goats, 1 Zebra), 2 chariots
Music:No Band Organ: Recorded music
Notes:Operational Ring Arm, Placed on the National Register of Historic Places - 1999, Received the NCA Historic Carousel Award - 2014
Comments:One of three Dentzel stationary (non-jumping) machines in operation. Carousel refurbished in 1917 by Dentzel. Restored to original paint on figures. Original mechanism. Lights on sweeps have been added.
History:Original Location Unknown, Date Unknown to Unknown
Brandywine Park, PA, 1917 to 1920
Dentzel Factory, Philadelphia, PA, Date Unknown to Unknown
Weona Park, Pen Argyl, PA, 1923 to present
Directions/Hours:NE of Allentown. North of I-78 on St. Rte 33 to 512. 14 miles N. of Rt.22. Operates weekends Memorial Day to Labor Day. Contact the park department for hours.
Mailing Address:P.O. Box 128, Pen Argyl, PA, 18072
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