CARMEL (IND.) ALMOST BOUGHT TORONTO ISLAND’S ANTIQUE CAROUSEL, BUT IT’S BEEN SAVED

TORONTO Island’s Centreville Antique Carousel was rescued by 2,200 people who signed a petition, eight city councillors who wanted to keep the carousel, and Council itself that passed a motion.

The Motion“Let’s Keep Going Round and Round – Saving Toronto’s Antique
Carousel” – put forward by Councillor Paula Fletcher <PHOTO ABOVE>, seconded by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam <PHOTO BELOW>

The 110 year old antique boasts 52 hand-carved wooden animals
including cats, pigs,ostriches and rabbits. It’s one of only a handful of Dentzel Menagerie Carousels left in the world and the only one in Canada.

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