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A carousel roundabout (British English), or merry-go-round, is an amusement ride consisting of ... The first steam-powered mechanical roundabout, invented by Thomas Bradshaw, appeared at the Aylsham...

History of The Merry Go Round

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May 28, 2013 ... The vintage, hand-carved carousel was created by Marcus C. Illions in ... These Merry Go Round devices were also used in medieval times as ...

History - Merry-Go-Round Museum

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The doors to the Merry-Go-Round Museum opened to the public on July, 14, 1990 but the idea was born on October 1, 1988 when the U.S. Postal Service ...

How was the merry-go-round invented during the Middle Ages as a ...

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Mar 22, 2010 ... The merry-go-round is the oldest amusement ride that still exists today and was originally created during the Middle Ages as a device for ...

Inventor creates bicycle merry-go-round - Telegraph

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Oct 10, 2008 ... An inventor has brought a whole new meaning to the term going for a spin by creating a bicycle merry-go-round.

Where Did the Merry-Go-Round Come From and How Did the ...

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Jun 21, 2010 ... Where Did the Merry-Go-Round Come From and How Did the Carousel ... How was the merry-go-round invented during the Middle Ages as a ...

Patent US2407843 - Merry-go-round for playgrounds and the like ...

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Sept.. '17, 1946. D. A. McDONALD 2,407,843. MERRY-GO-ROUND FOR PLAYGROUNDS AND THE LIKE Filed April 25, 1945 s Shegts-Sheet "1 Inventor  ...

Patent US2657928 - Toy merry-go-round - Google Patents

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NOV. 3, 1953 L, MCDONALD 2,657,928. TOY MERRY-GO-ROUND Filed May 28 , 1951 3 Sheets-Sheet l Lloyd L. Mc Donald INVENTOR. - Nov. 3, 1953 M ...

Merry-Go-Round | Lagoon

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... the Herschell-Spillman Company, Lagoon's Carousel, or Merry-Go-Round, is one ... and wood carvers created each character separately over 110 years ago.

Ernest Lawrence's Cyclotron: Invention for the Ages

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It also set the pattern for the unique laboratory he created. ... accelerator, which he referred to as his "proton merry-go-round," but which became better known as  ...

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The carousel, which means 'little battle' in Spanish, originated in the Byzantine empire around 500 AD, with riders on real animals as a combat preparation device.
Carousel rides with crafted animals date back to the 1600's in the Ottoman Empire, and in the 1860's were popularized in America by Gustav Dentzel.
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Awesome Merry-Go-Round Facts! << Monkey Goggles

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Aug 6, 2010 ... Everyone has ridden a merry-go-round, but how many of us really know the history behind this carnival mainstay? Surely this source of ...

Who invented merry go round - Answers.com

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No one can really say how invented the "Merry Go Round" or the "Carousel". The earliest carousel is known from a Byzantine Empire bas-relief dating to around ...

A little about carousel history and terms... - Carouselfigures.com

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The Merry-Go-Round. ... A practice machine was created to help young knights prepare for this competition - a series of legless wooden horses attached to a ...