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Tilden Park
Berkeley, CA
Park:Tilden Park
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2020
Year Built:1911
Type:4 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Figures:36 Jumping Horses, 6 Standing Horses, 17 Menagerie Animals (1 Cat, 1 Deer, 1 Dragon, 2 Frogs, 2 Giraffes, 1 Goat, 1 Pig, 2 Roosters, 1 Stork, 1 Tiger, 2 Zebras, 1 Lion, 1 Dog), 3 chariots, 1 Tub
Music:Band Organ: Unk Manufacturer w/B.A.B. 66-key rolls; North Tonawanda 187 w/Wurl 125 rolls
Notes: Placed on the National Register of Historic Places - 1976
Comments:Altered in 1950 when 4th inner row AH alum horses were added. Spinning tub & rocking chariot. Two half chariots each with three AH kiddie horses.
History:Urbita Springs Park, San Bernardino, CA, 1911 to 1916
Wonderland, Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA, 1916 to 1928
Unknown, Long Beach, CA, 1928 to 1935
Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA, 1935 to 1937
Storage, Unknown, Unknown, 1937 to 1948
Tilden Park, Berkeley, CA, 1948 to present
Directions/Hours:I-80 Central Ave. E exit. Right on San Pablo. Left on Marin Ave. Right on Los Angeles at traffic circle. Left on Spruce. Becomes Wildcat Canyon Rd (at Grizzly Peak). Stone sign at park entrance. Call or visit the website for hours of operation.
Mailing Address:Merry-Go-Round Tilden Park, Berkeley, CA, 94708
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