Albion Carousel - Albion Fairgrounds, Pennsylvania USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug
N 41° 53.612 W 080° 22.170
17T E 552303 N 4638147
Quick Description: The Albion Carousel was built in 1890.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 9/17/2008 7:16:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM4Q0A
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 27

Long Description:
This carousel was built by the US Merry Go Round Company from Cincinnati, Ohio in 1890. The carousel was originally horse drawn, but has been modified to use an electric motor drive.

The carousel is operational and in good shape. It is maintained and operated by a team of volunteers.When not in use it is enclosed in a wooden building. The building is opened annually in the evenings for the Albion Fair which is held between Tuesday and Saturday during the second week of September. During the fair, rides are available for 50 cents. The carousel is quite popular during the fair with waits of 2-3 rides common.
Carousel Location: Other

Is the Carousel operational?: Yes

Does the Music work?: Yes

Cost to ride:
50 cents plus admission cost to fair ($5 in 2008)


Hours of Operation:
The carousel is open annually from Tuesday through Saturday for the Albion Fair. Fair hours can be found at the fair's wev site: http://www.albionfair.com/


Related Website: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
Please include a photo of your self at the location or a picture of your favorite animal on that carousel.

If you are lucky enough to take a ride on your visit, tell us what animal you rode.
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