What state is home to America’s oldest carousel?


The question is what state is home to America oldest Carousel

Flying Horses Carousel, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts

The Flying Horses Carousel is the oldest operating platform carousel  in America.

It is located in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, on Martha’s Vineyard. The carousel was first found in New York City before being moved to the island in the 1880s.

The carousel was documented on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1987. The carousel is one of only a few carousels that still have brass rings for a rider to attempt to grab as the carousel rotates.

A carousel (American English), merry-go-round (British English), or hurdy-gurdy (Australian English, esp. SA) is a type of amusement ride consisting of a rotating circular platform with seats for riders.


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