Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round
75 Years Ago
Walt Disney made Snow White & The 7 Dwarfs.
Emelia Erhart disappeared flying around the world.
The Golden Gate Bridge opened.
The Hindenburg crashed.
Franklin Roosevelt was President.
Shirley Temple inaugurated the first LA trolley.
The first Flying Car actually flew.
The average wage was 85¢ per hour.
Gasoline cost 10¢ a gallon.
This 1926 Carousel came to Griffith Park and you could ride it for only 5¢.
It is now the only 4-abreast Spillman carousel in existence.
Location. 34° 7.962′ N, 118° 17.017′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Crystal Springs Drive south of Griffith Park Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles CA 90027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Adobe of the Rancho Los Feliz (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Old Los Angeles Zoo (approx. ¼ mile away); Special Delivery The Greek Theatre (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ennis House (approx. 1.3 miles away); William Mulholland (approx. 1.3 miles away); James Dean (approx. 1.4 miles away); Glendale Station Clock (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
Additional keywords. Disneyland, Walt Disney
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 22, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 79 times since then. Last updated on July 29, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 22, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.