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Address: George W. Johnson Park, Endicott, NY
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Description: This carousel was restored for its 60th birthday, in 1994.

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Ride the Carousel then cool of in sprinkler park.

It's a tiny park touched away in the heart of downtown little Johnson City. Lots of tables, room to run, plenty of park benches, play grounds offer the sprinkler park, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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Whitney Point, New York
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Whitney Point, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

It's a tiny park touched away in the heart of downtown little Johnson City. Lots of tables, room to run, plenty of park benches, play grounds offer the sprinkler park, the climbing areas, the FREE carousel and is completely fenced in. Give it a try.

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Wyoming, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We are carousel enthusiasts and came here specifically to ride the circuit of 6 carousels. These carousels were purchased by George F. Johnson of Endicott-Johnson Shoe Manufacturing and given to the cities in the Binghamton area along with the parks on the condition they remain free for everyone to ride. In developing excellent relations with his workers, Johnson was a... More 

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USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Fun ride! Great for kids to learn about the history of the area, and what it was built from. There is a swimming pool and a park area where kids can play. I think this carousel goes faster than others in the area.

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Deposit, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I love carousels and this one, as well as the other free carousels in the area, has history. You certainly cannot beat the price. You must take your children and grandchildren to all the carousels.

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Endicott NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Wonderful free carousel that you can get on and off as many times as you like. A nice pool for young kids with a playground and covered area for lunch. Not fancy but you can't beat the carousel ( or any of the other free ones in the Tri cites area)

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

One of the 6 antique carousels in the carousel circuit. Beautiful antique carousel free to the public. Great fun for everyone.

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upstate, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great to ride the carousel. Its nicely maintained. I used to visit the pool when my kids were small. Its great for those under 6 … and close to Kelly's where you can get take out pizza for lunch

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NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We have 7 nice carousels in our county. They are all free! The Johonson's family, from Endicott-Johnson Shoe Company, wanted them to always remain free so no child would be denied a ride. When one of the Johnson's sons was small, he couldn't ride on a carousel because they could not afford it.

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Free carousel rides on handcarved horses, what could be better? There was a delightful mix of kids and grownups from the neighborhood, the horses are respectfully repainted, there's a view of adjoining playgrounds and pool.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This merry-go-round is well-kept, free to ride, and in a nice enclosed building with windows that open, offering a nice breeze but also protection for the machine during off-season months. The carousel unfortunately no longer has its band organ, but uses authentic carousel recordings instead. The carousel is part of the "Carousel Circuit" encompassing 6 carousels in the Triple Cities... More 

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