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2201 Six Flags Rd., Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 45' 21.867624", -97° 4' 11.666244"
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     Made popular in Texas by traveling shows and carnivals. Arrival of a horse-drawn carousel in a town was a great event. Rides to tunes of the calliope helped to celebrate townsite openings, completions of railroads, promotions in boom towns. (1966)

This page last updated: 3/21/2010 16:10:05

StoppingPoints.com Editorial on Carousel:
Last merry-go-round or carousel, manufactured by Wm. Dentzel & Co. in 1926.

Historical Markers at Six Flags Amusement Park:

Six Flags
Cable Tool Rig
Narrow Gauge Railway

See photos of the Silver Star Carousel.

Carousel Historical Marker Location Map, Arlington, Texas