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.

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