Carousel

Historical Marker

Carousel

Made popular in Texas by traveling shows and carnivals. Arrival of a horse-drawn carousel in a town was a great event. Rides to tunes of the calliope helped to celebrate townsite openings, completions of railroads, promotions in boom towns. (1966)

Location

Marker #

734

Marker Type

THC State Marker

Marker Year

1966

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