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All Hallows Guild Carousel
Washington National Cathedral
District of Columbia
Carousel Name:All Hallows Guild Carousel
Park:Washington National Cathedral
Description:U. S. Merry-Go-Round Co.?
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2020
Status:Partially Active
Year Built:c.1890s
Type:2 rows, Portable, Stationary, All Wood composition
Figures:9 Jumping Horses, 4 Standing Horses, 9 Menagerie Animals (2 Camels, 2 Goats, 1 Lion, 1 Zebra, 2 Deer, 1 Elephant), 2 chariots
Music:Band Organ: Wurl Caliola #4328
Notes: Placed on the National Register of Historic Places - 1997, Received the NCA Historic Carousel Award - 1997
Comments:Rare stationary 2 row menagerie carousel. Traditionally dated to the 1890s, but stylistically similar to the promotional literature of the U. S. Merry-Go-Round Co., est. in 1909. Possibly one of only two U.S. Merry-Go-Round Co. carousels still in oper.
History:Traveling Carnivals, MD?, 1890s to 1941
Sandy's Amusement Rides, Springfield, VA, 1941 to 1963
All Hallows Guild, District of Columbia, 1964 to present
Directions/Hours:At Wisconsin & Massachusetts Avenue on the grounds of the National Cathedral. Operates during Flower Mart.
Mailing Address:3101 Wisconsin Avenues, NW, District of Columbia, 20016-5098
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