Johnson, George F., Recreation Park Carousel - Binghamton, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff
N 42° 05.957 W 075° 56.024
18T E 422790 N 4661221
Quick Description: Recreation Park Carousel is in George F. Johnson Recreational Park.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 4/14/2015 2:44:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMNPM8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
"Installed in 1925, this carousel includes 60 jumping horses, 4-abreast; chariots; and the original 2-roll frame Wurlitzer Military Band Organ with bells. The horses and the original carousel house cupola have been restored. Situated in the historic George F. Johnson Recreation Park, facilities include a reflective pond, statue of George F. Johnson, Rod Serling Memorial Plaque, band shell concerts, pools and bathhouse, tennis courts, playground, and ball fields.
Carousel is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. For carousel hours, weather permitting, go to City of Binghamton Parks and Recreation Department"
Street address:
58-78 Beethoven Street
Binghamton, NY USA

County / Borough / Parish: Broome

Year listed: 1992

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Art, Entertainment/Recreation, Social History

Periods of significance: 1925-1949

Historic function: Recreation And Culture Outdoor Recreation

Current function: Recreation And Culture Outdoor Recreation

Privately owned?: no

Season start / Season finish: From: 5/24/2015 To: 9/1/2015

Hours of operation: From: 12:00 PM To: 7:45 PM

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 2: [Web Link]

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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