These Ancient Carousels In Indiana Are Some Of The Oldest In The World

Everyone loves a gorgeous merry-go-round. From the realistic critters to the bright lights, these spinning attractions have delighted children for about 200 years. Indiana is home to two historic carousels that were handmade by the first carousel makers in the world. Check them out:

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