Installed in 1925, this carousel includes 60 jumping horses, 4-abreast;
chariots; and the original 2-roll frame Wurlitzer Military Band Organ with
bells. The horses and the original carousel house cupola have been restored.
Situated in the historic George F. Johnson Recreation Park, facilities include
a reflective pond, statue of George F. Johnson, Rod Serling Memorial Plaque,
band shell concerts, pools and bathhouse, tennis courts, playground, and ball
fields. The Carousel is host to “Holiday Rides at Rec Park” Saturdays in
December; carousel is open from 5:00 – 8:00 pm with hayrides, horse and
carriage rides, local choir/chorus groups, and more. Park is open dawn –
9:00 pm. Carousel is open Memorial Day Weekend through mid- June,
Mon.-Fri. 4:00 pm – 7:45 pm, Sat & Sun 12 noon – 7:45 pm, and from
mid-June through Labor Day, daily 12 noon – 7:45 pm.