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The Flying Horse Carousel in Watch Hill

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The Flying Horse Carousel in Watch Hill

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Description

Images of the Flying Horse Carousel in Watch Hill, located in Westerly, R.I.

Dating from about 1876, this is the oldest carousel of its type, in which the horses are suspended from a center frame, and may be the oldest extant carousel in the United States. It is one of two intact examples of the work of the Charles W.F. Dare Company of New York City, one of the major carousel manufacturers.
Source: National Historic Landmark summary listing- Flying Horse Carousel (Westerly)

Publisher

Rhode Island State Archives

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jpeg

Language

eng

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Original Format

photo

Citation

"The Flying Horse Carousel in Watch Hill," in Virtual Exhibits, Item #276, http://www.sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/items/show/276 (accessed September 2, 2014).