American History, Idlewild, Ligonier Valley History, Pennsylvania History, Westmoreland County history

The Parsons Merry-Go-Round (1891-1895)

While I enjoyed every aspect of Idlewild that I included in my book, one of the most compelling, challenging and fascinating subjects I researched was the history of merry-go-rounds and carousels at the park. This is the second in a series of blog posts that I hope will create a comprehensive history of this beloved… Continue reading The Parsons Merry-Go-Round (1891-1895)