One Of The Oldest Working Armitage Herschell Carousels In The Country Is Right Here In Mississippi

Mississippi is full of hidden gems, and the Armitage Herschell Carousel at the E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center is one of them. Far from your typical carousel, this one is extremely unique. In fact, it’s one of the oldest of its kind in the U.S. and you won’t find another like it in the South. Take a look:

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For more information, call the E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center at (662) 332-2246. You can also visit the Greenville Arts Council website or the E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center Facebook page.

So, did you know about this unique antique carousel? Ever seen it in person? Or went for a ride on it? If so, what’d you think? Tell us in the comments section.

This isn’t the only historic carousel in the state. Read about another here.

Address: 323 S Main St, Greenville, MS 38701, USA