National Historic District
The gargoyles around the building were carved in the 1920's by the carousel craftsmen of the Philadelphia Toboggan Co. No two are exactly alike. They originally decorated the front of Kennywood Old Mills Boats made by that company. The ceramic roof tiles, made in Ohio, weigh 5 lbs. each, there are 7,312 of them.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music.
Location. 40° 23.281′ N, 79° 51.848′ W. Marker is in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Kennywood Boulevard. Marker is on the grounds of Kennywood, an amusement park operating seasonally since 1898. Admission fee required. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4800 Kennywood Boulevard, West Mifflin PA 15122, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miniature Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Laffin' Sal (within shouting distance of this marker); Auto Race
Also see . . .
1. Kennywood. (Submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Kennywood - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 474 times since then and 108 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.