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West Mifflin in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Pagoda

National Historic District

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 21, 2014
1. The Pagoda Marker
Inscription. Although not a historic landmark, this oriental pagoda was inspired by one in Trivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of Kennywood, an amusement park operating seasonally since 1898. Admission fee required. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4800 Kennywood Boulevard, West Mifflin PA 15122, United States of America.
 
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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Stephen McSwigan (within shouting distance of this marker); Kennywood's Thunderbolt (about

The Pagoda and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 21, 2014
2. The Pagoda and Marker
300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thunderbolt (about 300 feet away); The Kenny Fountain (about 300 feet away); Noah's Ark (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Mifflin.
 
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.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Pagoda and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 21, 2014
3. The Pagoda and Marker
The Pagoda and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 21, 2014
4. The Pagoda and Marker
The Pagoda and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 21, 2014
5. The Pagoda and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 21 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.
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