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South Carolina Carousels

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Pavilion Carousel
Myrtle Beach, SC
The Pavilion Carousel is a 1912 Herschell-Spillman. It operated at Oxford Lake Park in AL until 1950 when it was moved here. It features 16 jumpers, 11 standers, 23 menagerie figures, 2 chariots and a Wurlitzer organ. The menagerie figures include: 2 elephants, a tiger, a giraffe, a camel, a deer, 2 frogs, a dragon, 2 dogs, 2 pigs, 2 roosters, 2 zebra, 2 ostriches, 2 cats, a lion and an elk. It was restored in 1982. In 2006, the Pavilion Amusement Park closed. In 2007, this carousel was moved to the Pavilion Nostalgia Park. For more, see this website.

Family Kingdom Carousel
Myrtle Beach, SC
The Family Kingdom Carousel is part historic, part modern. In 1923, the Philadelphia Toboggan Company built Carousel #87 for the Casino in Asbury Park, NJ. Much later, the horses were sold off but the machine was saved and brought here. The panels were repainted to reflect Carolina scenes and fiberglass horses were installed. For more, see this website.

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