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Glen Echo in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1921

 
 
The 1921 Dentzel Carousel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, October 27, 2007
1. The 1921 Dentzel Carousel Marker
Inscription. The Dentzel carousel came to the park in 1921 as a replacement for a smaller carousel. Built in the Philadelphia style, the hand-carved, wooden animals create a menagerie type featuring rabbits, ostriches, a giraffe, a lion, a tiger and a deer in addition to horses and two chariots.
 
Location. 38° 57.974′ N, 77° 8.318′ W. Marker is in Glen Echo, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Macarthur Boulevard ¼ mile from Goldsboro Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glen Echo MD 20812, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 12 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glen Echo Civil Rights Protest (here, next to this marker); Glen Echo From Past to Present (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 1921 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Roller Coasters of Glen Echo Amusement Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Glen Echo’s Art Deco Arcade (within shouting distance of this marker); The Changing Face of Glen Echo (within shouting distance of this marker); Glen Echo Park’s Crystal Pool (within shouting
Dentzel Carousel image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, October 27, 2007
2. Dentzel Carousel
distance of this marker); c. 1926 (within shouting distance of this marker); Trolley Parks In America (within shouting distance of this marker); A Trolley Returns to Glen Echo (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); The Glen Echo Park Yurts (within shouting distance of this marker); c. 1931 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Glen Echo.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. 20th Century
 
Dentzel Carousel image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, October 27, 2007
3. Dentzel Carousel
Dentzel Carousel image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, October 27, 2007
4. Dentzel Carousel
Dentzel Carousel image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
5. Dentzel Carousel
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,241 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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