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Spencer Park Dentzel Carousel

Logansport, Indiana
County of Cass.
Riverside Park
National Register Number: 87000838
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Recreation & Culture - fair, amusement park. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2006.
Congressional District: IN-2 Certified Local Government: NO
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Operating carousel.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - February 27, 1987):
This is one of the three earliest Dentzel menagerie carousels that are virtually intact, out of more than 100 built by the company.

Condition:
There are no threats to the NHL at this time.

The staff monitor the carousel during special events and have restricted adults from riding the smaller animals to protect them from damage. It has been recommended that the board consider developing and implementing an emergency plan to protect the carousel and building from flood waters from the adjacent river.


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