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Good News! Seaside Heights Carousel Not Going Anywhere!

Good News! Seaside Heights Carousel Not Going Anywhere!

Thanks to a tip from a Retro Roadmap FB page reader, I was reminded to share the good news: The historic carousel in Seaside Heights NJ will not go up for auction, but instead remain in tact and in Seaside Heights! According to a report posted just moments ago at CBS New York, the borough will […]

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Syracuse NY Has a Historic Carousel – in a Mall!

Syracuse NY Has a Historic Carousel – in a Mall!

Mod Betty avoids malls like the plague – but there’s one thing to get me going to one – the promise of a lovingly maintained vintage carousel within those walls. If this is what it takes to get you into one of these modern monolyths, there’s a 100+ year old merry go round to tempt […]

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Nantasket Beach’s Paragon Carousel Opens For the Season This Weekend! Hull, MA

While it’s probably snowing today up in Mass there’s good news too – the Paragon Carousel at Nantasket Beach opens for the weekend season tomorrow – Saturday April 2. The carousel (Philadelphia Toboggan Company #85 for those keeping score) was originally part of Paragon Park Amusement Park that made Hull a recreation destination until it’s […]

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Paragon Park, Nantasket Beach MA – A Cautionary Retro Roadtrip Down Memory Lane

Paragon Park, Nantasket Beach MA – A Cautionary Retro Roadtrip Down Memory Lane

Not sure what the weather is like where you are, but we’ve got snow-a-fallin here outside of Retro Roadmap HQ, so instead of going out on the roads, I’m looking backward down memory lane via my own photo collection.I figured I’d go back as far as I could in my own collection and start with […]

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Greenport NY- Long Island’s Vintage / Retro Goldmine Part 1

Greenport NY- Long Island’s Vintage / Retro Goldmine Part 1

Greenport NY is so chock-a-block full of cool vintage and retro finds that I’ve been wrestling for over 2 months now with how to tell you all about it. You know what they say about a picture being worth a thousand words? Well here are my photos that will illustrate what an absolute FIND Greenport […]

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