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Pen Argyl in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Weona Park Carousel

Built 1923

— Dentzel Carousel Co., Philadelphia, PA —

 
 
Weona Park Carousel Pavilion and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2021
1. Weona Park Carousel Pavilion and Marker
Inscription.  

Listed in the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

August 4, 1999

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the National Register of Historic Places series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 4, 1999.
 
Location. 40° 52.261′ N, 75° 14.863′ W. Marker is in Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on Main Street south of East Main Street/Blue Valley Drive (Pennsylvania Route 512), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pen Argyl PA 18072, 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. "Homefront" (approx. 0.4 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); World Wars Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Bangor Little League (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial
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(approx. 1½ miles away); Bangor Memorial Park (approx. 1½ miles away); Lutheran Cemetery Burials of Record 1823 - 1932 (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pen Argyl.
 
Also see . . .
1. Circa 1900 Dentzel Menagerie – Stationary Operating at Weona Park, Pen Argyl PA since 1923. (Submitted on September 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Weona Park Carousel National Register Registration Form. (Submitted on September 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Weona Park Carousel Pavilion image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2021
2. Weona Park Carousel Pavilion
Marker is on wall next to stairway on right
Weona Park Carousel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2021
3. Weona Park Carousel
Weona Park Carousel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2021
4. Weona Park Carousel
Weona Park Carousel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2021
5. Weona Park Carousel
Weona Park Carousel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2021
6. Weona Park Carousel
Weona Park Carousel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2021
7. Weona Park Carousel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 20, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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