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Flying Horse Merry-Go-Round

Oldest in America, made in 1867. The 20 horses are not attached to the floor but instead are suspended from a center frame, swinging out or flying when in motion. About each horse is hand carved from of wood and is embellished with real tails and manes, leather saddles and agate eyes. The only flying horse carousel surviving in the country. It was brought to Watch Hill in 1883 permenently in 1883 or 1884. Children only. Lovingly maintained and preserved by The Watch Hill Memorial Library and Improvement Society.

Property Address:
Bay Street
Watch Hill
Westerly, Rhode Island 02891
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Regional County: Washington County
Tourism District: South County

Phone: 401-348-6007

Feature List:
Admission Charged, Accepts Cash, Attraction, Amusement Park, Of Interest to Children, National Historic Landmark, No Pets, South County, Saltwater Swimming

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