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Franklin in Columbia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Grand Carousel

 
 
Grand Carousel & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 23, 2018
1. Grand Carousel & Marker
Inscription.
Grand
Carousel
Hand carved in 1913
by master carver Charles Carmel.
This carousel was purchased by
Knoebels in 1941 and moved here from
Rahway, N.J. Its 63 horses and
3 chariots make it one of the largest
remaining carousels in the country.

 
Erected by Knoebels.
 
Location. 40° 52.753′ N, 76° 30.218′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Pennsylvania, in Columbia County. Touch for map. Marker is in Knoebels Amusement Park at the entrance to the carosel. Marker is at or near this postal address: 391 Knoebels Boulevard, Elysburg PA 17824, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Grand Carousel (a few steps from this marker); The Newest Old Covered Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Swimming Hole (within shouting distance of this marker); 1940 Chevrolet Fire Truck (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stein & Goldstein Carousel (about 600 feet away); Character Cutouts (about 600 feet away); Knoebels Wurlitzer 165 Organ (about 700 feet away); Catawissa Friends Meeting (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .
1. Knoebels Grand Carousel - You Tube. (Submitted on August 29, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Knoebels Amusement Resort - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 29, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. Knoebels Amusement Resort. (Submitted on August 29, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on August 29, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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