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The Pullen Park Carousel is a historic attraction inside the Pullen Park in Raleigh, North Carolina. It was built in the year 1900 by master carver Salvatore Cernigliaro of the acclaimed and celebrated Dentzel Carousel Company that?s based in Germantown, Pennsylvania. It is one of the 200 carousels made by the company that is still of existence today.

The Pullen Park Carousel is composed of 52 hand carved basswood animals, 18 large gilded mirrors, 18 canvas panels, 2 chariots, and a 1924 Wurlitzer 125 organ made by the Rudolph Wurlitzer Company. It was originally located in Bloomsbury Park, which is also in Raleigh and is currently known as Five Points. The carousel was moved to the park in 1921. It was extensively restored in 1977 to 1982 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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