Santa Monica in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Santa Monica Pier Carousel
Among the last of its kind, the building was inaugurated into the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. The carousel housed inside a 1922 Philadelphia Toboggan Company Carousel (PTC #62), boasts 44 hard-carved horses and two sleighs. It is the third carousel to be located in the Hippodrome, and has been here since 1947.
Erected by Angel City Press and The Mcauley Family.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
Location. 34° 0.612′ N, 118° 29.777′ W. Marker is in Santa Monica, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Colorado Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica CA 90401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Santa Monica Pier (here, next to this marker); Playland Arcade (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sinbad's & Moby's Dock (about 600 feet away); Muscle Beach (about 600 feet away); La Monica Ballroom (about 600 feet away); Santa Monica Harbor and Breakwater (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rapp’s Saloon (approx. ¼ mile away); Will Rogers Highway (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Monica.
Also see . . . Looff Hippodrome. Website of the Santa Monica Conservancy has information on 100 historic places in Santa Monica. (Submitted on July 3, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 927 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on July 4, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 6, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 6. submitted on July 3, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 7. submitted on April 6, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.