Hull: Opening Weekend for Paragon Carousel at Nantasket Beach’s 88th Season

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The horses will be ready to ride this weekend at the Paragon Carousel in Hull.

“We are opening for the 88th season here on the shores of Nantasket Beach. Traditionally, we do open on Easter weekend, so this is the big one for us,” said Patricia Abbate, general manager of Hull’s Paragon Carousel.

“The horses — all 66 — were hand-carved by master craftsmen from the Philadelphia Toboggan Company, one of the premier makers of carousels and roller coasters, as well.”

For those people who have never been to the Paragon Carousel, it’s worth the trip.

“So the carousel has been here since 1928, installed inside Paragon Park. Back then, of course, Paragon Park was the beloved amusement park in Hull from 1905 to 1985. So after the demise of Paragon Park, everything was dismantled and sent away at auction, except for this carousel, which is still here,” said Abbate.

The carousel will be open weekends until June 18th, when they open full-time.

For more information on schedules, hours and more, visit Paragoncarousel.com


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