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Burlington in Kit Carson County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Philadelphia Toboggan Co. Carousel #6

1905

— A National Historic Landmark —

 
 
Philadelphia Toboggan Co. Carousel #6 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, June 9, 2022
1. Philadelphia Toboggan Co. Carousel #6 Marker
Inscription.  The Kit Carson County Carousel is a three row stationary machine (the animals do not go up and down). The 46 animals, 4 chariots and 45 oil paintings are all in original paint. The carousel's lion, tiger, dog and hippocampus along with goats, camels, giraffes, deer and numerous wooden horses march counterclockwise to the tunes of a 1909 Wurlitzer Monster Military Band Organ. It is open daily from 11am to 6pm during June, July and August.
Owned by the People of Kit Carson County

 
Erected by The People of Kit Carson County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
 
Location. 39° 18.544′ N, 102° 16.254′ W. Marker is in Burlington, Colorado, in Kit Carson County. Marker is at the intersection of North 15th Street and Colorado Avenue, on the left when traveling north on North 15th Street. The marker is located on a gazebo on the west side of the Carousel building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 815 North 15th Street, Burlington CO 80807, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kit Carson County Carousel (a few steps from this marker); Burlington County Colorado Veterans Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Carousels. Philadelphia Toboggan Company (Submitted on June 29, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 

2. Kit Carson County Carousel. (Submitted on June 29, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
 
The view of the Philadelphia Toboggan Co. Carousel #6 Marker outside the carousel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, June 9, 2022
2. The view of the Philadelphia Toboggan Co. Carousel #6 Marker outside the carousel
The view inside the Carousel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, June 9, 2022
3. The view inside the Carousel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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