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National Carousel Day

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National Carousel Day
Clip Art of an antique carousel
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National Carousel Day is held on July 25th. This day is one of the hundreds of little known American holidays and is also called National Merry-Go-Round Day.

The holiday was created to honor the 1871 carousel patented by William Schneider of Davenport, Iowa who is considered the official inventor of the modern carousel according to the U.S. patent office.

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