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Watch Hill Amusement Ride

At the beach end of Bay Street twirls one of the oldest carousels in America, built by the Charles W. F. Dare Company of New York City and part of a traveling carnival that came to Watch Hill before 1883. The carved wooden horses with real horsehair manes and leather saddles are suspended from chains attached to the ceiling, creating the impression the horses are flying. Riders must be under 12.

Amusement Ride Historic District/Site Family

Quick Facts

151 Bay St.
Watch Hill, Rhode Island  02891, USA

401-348–6007

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Rate Includes: $1.50

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