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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #32 Franklin D. Roosevelt series list.
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 Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Feliz Family (approx. 0.2 miles away); Adobe of the Rancho Los Feliz (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Old Los Angeles Zoo (approx. ¼ mile away); North Atwater Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); 100 Years of Golf in Griffith Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Birth of The Curse (approx. 0.8 miles away); Special Delivery (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Greek Theatre (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
Additional keywords. Disneyland, Walt Disney
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 17 times this year. 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.