The Oldest Dentzel Carousel In America Is Right Here In Mississippi And It’s Amazing
Long before the days of mass production, carousels were considered real works of art, and a man by the name of Gustav Dentzel was known for creating some of the most impressive in the country. Eventually, one of Dentzel’s majestic creations made its way to Meridian. Now a well-known landmark, the Dentzel Carousel is steeped in just as much history as it is beauty. Take a look:
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Ready to go for a spin on Meridian’s Dentzel Carousel? Highland Park, which is home to the carousel, is located at 1802 Carousel Dr. in Meridian. Click here for more information.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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