Nebraska Carousel Gets National Recognition

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

An old carousel in North Platte has been given national recognition.

The National Carousel Association recently honored the historic carousel in Cody Park with an award that recognizes its century-old status.

The carousel is one of two operational antique carousels in the state.

The carousel is a 1913 Herschell-Spillman Carousel that has all wooden horses. The city purchased it in the 1950s and it's had minor renovation over the years.

Lyle Minshull, North Platte park supervisor, says the carousel is valuable because of its link to the past.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666 sixonline@wowt.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 227197341