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Queen Creek in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

1912 Parker Carousel

 
 
1912 Parker Carousel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, January 1, 2016
1. 1912 Parker Carousel Marker
Inscription.  This carousel was purchased from Wally Scott, Elk River, Minnesota. He had it set up in the loft of his old barn. It was disassembled and moved to Schnepf Farms in 1999. It took three months to refurbish. This carousel is listed on the National Registry of Historic carousels.
 
Erected by Schnepf Farms.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1912.
 
Location. 33° 13.523′ N, 111° 35.52′ W. Marker is in Queen Creek, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker can be reached from South Rittenhouse Road, on the right when traveling west. The marker and carousel are located on the grounds of Schnepf Farms. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24810 South Rittenhouse Road, Queen Creek AZ 85142, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Water Tower (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rittenhouse Elementary School (approx. 3.6 miles away); Engine 1673 (approx. 3.6 miles away); Williams Field Honor Roll, Chandler, Arizona (approx. 7.6
1912 Parker Carousel Marker and Safety Instructions image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, January 1, 2016
2. 1912 Parker Carousel Marker and Safety Instructions
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miles away); Military Order Purple Heart of the U.S.A. (approx. 13.4 miles away); Dedicated to the Memory of Matthew B. Juan (approx. 13.4 miles away); Jacob Von Walzer (approx. 13.4 miles away); Honoring Native American Women Veterans (approx. 13.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queen Creek.
 
1912 Parker Carousel and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, January 1, 2016
3. 1912 Parker Carousel and Marker
1912 Parker Carousel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, January 1, 2016
4. 1912 Parker Carousel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2016, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 7, 2016, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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Oct. 5, 2022