Santa Monica in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Santa Monica Pier Carousel
Among the last of its kind, the building was inaugurated into the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. The carousel housed inside a 1922 Philadelphia Toboggan Company Carousel (PTC #62), boasts 44 hard-carved horses and two sleighs. It is the third carousel to be located in the Hippodrome, and has been here since 1947.
Erected by Angel City Press and The Mcauley Family.
Location. 34° 0.605′ N, 118° 29.766′ W. Marker is in Santa Monica, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Colorado Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica CA 90401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Santa Monica Pier (here, next to this marker); Rapp's Saloon (approx. ¼ mile away); Will Rogers Highway (was approx. Port Los Angeles (approx. 2.3 miles away); Tongva Sacred Springs (approx. 3.3 miles away); La Ballona School (approx. 5 miles away); Veterans Memorial Building (VMB) (approx. 5.4 miles away); St. Augustine's Church (approx. 5½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Monica.
Categories. • Entertainment • Notable Buildings •
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