22 Jul
2014

Merry Go Round Day!

July 25th is Merry Go Round Day!

I don't know about you guys, but I LOVE merry go rounds. Be they beautiful and intricately designed, like everything you hoped that your My Little Pony collection would grow up to be

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Lovely!

or creepy ones that you see in abandoned wings of old malls!

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SO FUN

America's first Merry Go Round is still up and running in Rhode Island. Made in 1876, The Flying Horse Merry Go Round is named as such because the horses are only attached from the top of the carousel and not at the bottom, so they swing out when the ride is in motion.

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It is the only flying horse carousel left in the country and is detailed with real horse hair in the tail and mane, because nobody cared about that sort of thing in 1876.

If you can't make it to Kennywood for Merry Go Round Day,

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take some time to enjoy the best Merry Go Round Moment in Movie History in the best movie ever, Mary Poppins!

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IMAGINE! ME in a HORSE RACE! Why I'd NEVER.....

Aren't you nostalgic for the good old days?!?

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BRB I'm going to go re-watch Mad Men for the 7th time....

 

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