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Travel Bug Dog Tag Carousel Seeker TB

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Monday, 10 August 2009
Ontario, Canada
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To get my photo snapped visiting carousels everywhere.

About This Item

Port Dalhousie Carousel -The smiles and laughter which the carousel inspire. is a century old tradition! Today, the Lakeside Park Carousel stands proudly representing the heritage and lifestyles of years gone by. For 5 cents a ride, you can experience the carousel´s magic and its wonderful ability to bring out the child in all of us. The Lakeside Park Carousel is a timeless tradition connecting our past, present, and future generations.

The Lakeside Park Carousel in Port Dalhousie is a Charles Looff original, carved between 1898 and 1905 in Brooklyn, New York. The carousel came to St. Catharines in 1921, from its earlier home in Hanlan´s Point, Scarborough Beach in Toronto. It was purchased to be a part of the amusement park flourishing in Port Dalhousie, and was one of 58 attractions in the park. In those days, more than a quarter million people crossed the lakes in steamships to visit Port Dalhousie on weekends. The Lakeside Park Carousel has 68 animals, in 4 rows. Each animal has been hand-carved, and most still sport real horse hair tails. The Carousel in Lakeside Park is a fairly large carousel. Many Carousels have an outside range of 18 animals in 2 rows, with the largest Carousel containing 269 animals!

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    Tracking History (15010.1mi) View Map

    Discovered It 07/03/2014 MedicSquirt53 discovered it   Visit Log

    Finally catching up on logging my list of trackables I've seen while caching the past couple weeks. Thank you for sharing!

    Write note 03/29/2014 OwlFindTreasure posted a note for it   Visit Log

    Cache check...TB not in cache..

    Dropped Off 02/11/2014 Finding-Bigfoot placed it in Roadtrip: TB Hotel Wisconsin - 139.28 miles  Visit Log
    Retrieve It from a Cache 02/09/2014 Finding-Bigfoot retrieved it from The Tree~Mendous Travel Bug Hotel!! Wisconsin   Visit Log


    Dropped Off 11/16/2013 Ecorangers placed it in The Tree~Mendous Travel Bug Hotel!! Wisconsin - 31.88 miles  Visit Log
    Retrieve It from a Cache 11/16/2013 Ecorangers retrieved it from "Galactic" Group Get-Together! Wisconsin   Visit Log

    Back in my arms/hands again

    Discovered It 11/07/2013 Astro_D discovered it   Visit Log

    Discovered at the Galactic Event. Not many carousels around here. Thanks for sharing!

    Discovered It 11/07/2013 dawnzie discovered it   Visit Log

    Discovered you at the "Galactic" space event. TFS!!!

    Discovered It 11/07/2013 TJdancer discovered it   Visit Log

    Discovered it at the space event. TFS

    Dropped Off 10/20/2013 Ecorangers placed it in "Galactic" Group Get-Together! Wisconsin - 1,702.63 miles  Visit Log
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