10:00 am-11:00 am
Cost: 55+ Membership Required
Join a Kevin D. Patti park ranger from National Park Service for a 45-minute virtual tour of the 1921 Dentzel Carousel in Glen Echo Park in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the carousel being in Glen Echo Park. This tour will tell the fascinating history of the Dentzel Carousel company the Glen Echo Amusement Park that for 70 years surrounded the carousel and the effort to integrate the segregated amusement park in 1960. The protest started with a sit-in on the carousel. We will also learn of Nancy Long and the Save the Carousel committee’s work to keep the carousel in the park after the amusement park closed.