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The Post-Mansfield Future Of Carousels

10 Aug , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

With the recent shuttering of the last manufacturer in America’s carousel capital, is there a future for what has been a mainstay of entertainment for generations?

That’s the question being asked in some circles, including in this piece on this past Friday.

Entitled, “Will the once-thriving wooden carousel business make a comeback?,” author Jim Beckerman looked at several carousels, all of which came from Mansfield. The last surviving company, Carousel Works, closed earlier this year after a January bankruptcy filing (our story is here).


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