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The Buffalo Heritage Carousel officially opened on Friday, May 28, 2021. The carousel is vintage. It's a restored De Angelis Carousel, according to a press release I received. The Buffalo Heritage Carousel is a custom-designed, vintage carousel, which was manufactured in 1924 by Spilllman Engineering in North Tonawanda.

Enclosed in a landmark building, a stunning home for this historic and rare carousel that is powered by the sun. The solar-powered Buffalo Heritage Carousel celebrates the history of carousel manufacturing in Western New York and our legacy of leadership in the use of renewable energy that began in 1901 with the transmission of hydro-electric power from Niagara Falls to Buffalo. ~ Buffalo Heritage Carousel

The carousel is open 7 days a week, Memorial Day through September 6th, from 11 am to 7 pm. The Buffalo Heritage Carousel is located at One Marine Drive in Buffalo. If you need more information, you can call 716-493-2110 or visit its website.

 

The carousel was saved from destruction and stored in a house from 1952 to 1988, according to its website. Almost a century old, the carousel has been many places but has finally landed back home - in Western New York.

"Our solar-powered carousel celebrates the history of carousel manufacturing in Western New York and our legacy of leadership in the use of renewable energy that began in 1901 with the transmission of hydro-electric power from Niagara Falls to Buffalo. Carousels manufactured in WNY began their journey to worldwide destinations on the Erie Canal." ~ Facebook

According to its Facebook page, the Buffalo Heritage Carousel is hiring,

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