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Crescent Park Looff Carousel

Bullock's Point Ave
Riverside, Rhode Island

Crescent Park Looff Carousel
Photo: Daniel Case License: CC BY-SA 3.0
The hand-carved carousel was built in 1895 by Charles I. D. Looff and installed at Crescent Park Amusement Park in Riverside, Rhode Island. The ride's fifty-foot platform contains sixty-one horses, one camel, two single coaches, and two double chariots.
The restored ride continues to operate every summer and is controlled by a commission of eighteen bureaucrats who maintain statutory authority over a dynastic managerial and operational staff.

Tickets are purchased from a free-standing booth located just inside the entrance and opposite from a small gift and snack stand. Adjacent to this stand is a small exhibit of historical artifacts. Vents at the roof's peak provide natural air circulation.

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