Since Mod Betty is on vaca what a great time to share some of the Retro Roadmap-worthy places submitted by our dear readers! Here’s TikiSoo’s writeup of her trip to Richmond, VA – enjoy! Richmond, VA: The City’s Smokin’!
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
UPDATE! Here’s a link to the Perkasie Carousel Schedule for 2013 There are just a few more Sundays left in the once-a-month schedule for the Perkasie Carousel in Perkasie PA, so get out there and take a spin on this volunteer run merry-go-round! I mean, who could not be grinning from ear to ear when riding
Good news for vintage amusement park and carousel lovers! The Paragon Carousel at Nantasket Beach, Hull MA has won, by popular vote, a $100,000 grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The carousel (Philadelphia Toboggan Company #85 for those keeping score) was originally part of Paragon Park Amusement Park that made Hull a recreation
This vintage carousel used to be the merry-go-round at Lincoln Park Amusement Park up the street in North Dartmouth. Built in 1920 by the famous Philadelphia Toboggan Company (#54) the carousel charmed children and adults alike for 70 years until the park closed. Area residents rallied to save the carousel and had it moved to