Turlock in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Karymore 14' Diameter Merry-Go-Round
Patent Issued April 24, 1928
Dedicated April 4, 2008
WHEREAS, this playground apparatus has been a primary playground fixture in Crane Park, for approximately 75 years; and
WHEREAS, it has provided much joy to the many generations that have frequented this park; and
WHEREAS, because of safety concerns, this merry-go-round had to be removed from operation; and
WHEREAS, the City of Turlock Parks Division wanted to memorialize the merry-go-round due to the sentimental value it holds in the hearts of so many residents and visitors; and
Now, Therefore, I, John Lazar, by virtue of the authority vested in me, as Mayor of the City of Turlock, and on behalf of the Turlock City Council, due hereby proclaim April 4, 2008 as "Crane Park Karymore Merry-Go-Round Dedication Day." and urge all residents and visitors to reflect on the many times they have spent enjoying this park.
Kurt Vander Weide
Erected 2008 by City of Turlock
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical date for this entry is April 24, 1928.
Location. 37° 30.054′ N, 120° 49.888′ W. Marker is in Turlock, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker can be reached from East Canal Drive. Marker and the Merry-Go-Round are located at Crane Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1555 East Canal Drive, Turlock CA 95380, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Turlock Assembly Center (approx. 1½ miles away); Irwin City (approx. 6.9 miles away); Ceres Volunteer Fire Department (approx. 9.2 miles away); Ceres War Memorial (approx. 9.2 miles away); Empire City (approx. 10.2 miles away); a different marker also named Empire City (approx. 10.2 miles away); Louisa Jane Cox (approx. 12½ miles away); Merced River Bridge (approx. 12.6 miles away).
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