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Bushnell Park
Hartford, CT
Park:Bushnell Park
Description:Stein & Goldstein
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2020
Status:Active
Year Built:1914
Type:3 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Figures:36 Jumping Horses, 12 Standing Horses, 2 chariots
Music:Band Organ: Wurl 153 #3552 w/MIDI
Notes: Received the NCA Historic Carousel Award - 2016
Comments:The carousel is one of only two large park-style Stein & Goldstein carousels in operation today. Managed by the New England Carousel Museum. Phone number and mailing address is for the museum.
History:Unknown, Albany, NY, 1914 to 1940
Meyers Lake Amusement Park, Canton, OH, 1940 to 1974
Bushnell Park, Hartford, CT, 1974 to present
Directions/Hours:From I-91, take Capital Area Exit into park. From I-84, take Asylum Ave. Exit - take right into park. Operates May to mid-Oct. Tue Sun. Some weekend operation in fall. Please call the New England Carousel Museum 860 585-5411.
Mailing Address:95 Riverside Avenue, Rt. 72, Bristol, CT, 06010
Telephone:860-585-5411
Website:www.bushnellpark.org
     
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