Oaks Amusement Park
Oaks Amusement Park is one of the oldest, continuously operating amusement parks in the United States. It has been open since 1905. The carousel is a 1911 Herschell-Spillman menagerie, 2 level, park model carousel with 13 jumpers, 11 standers, 2 chariots, 2 tubs and 26 menagerie animals including 1 kangaroo, 4 frogs, 2 mules, 2 zebras, 1 cat, 3 dogs, 1 dragon, 1 goat, 2 zebras, 1 stork, 1 tiger, 3 roosters, 2 pigs, 2 ostriches, 1 giraffe and 1 lion. The carousel is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
The carousel was refurbished in 2010 and is in excellent condition.
The original location of the carousel is unknown, but it has been at Oaks since 1924.
Oaks Park offers a variety of children’s and adult rides in addition to a roller skating rink.
For information on operating times access their web site at www.oakspark.com or call 503-233-5777.
For Further Information:
The National Carousel Association