Smithsonian Night at the Weaver Library – Members’ meeting with public invited
Crescent Park on the Ten Mile: “On the Road”
Crescent Park experts Ed Serowick Sr and Ed Serowick Jr spoke about the Looff Carousel horses and organ and provided additional informative tidbits throughout the meeting.
Members Dorothy Thornley, Reinhard Wohlgemuth, Deb Ormerod, and Nancy Moore talked about some “favorite” items in the Crescent Park exhibit. Some of the public who attended also brought some Crescent Park memorabilia to share.
Photos by Becky Ellis
Welcome to Weaver Library by Joyce May
Dot shares what she loves about the carousel’s Sandwich Glass windows
Ed and Ed share their expertise about the carousel and the many ways they have maintained and saved it!
Ed Jr tells about the Carousel organ, 700 waltzes, fox trots, marches and more
Deb tells about her not so favorite figure from the “Rivers of Venice” exhibit.
Reinhard’s collection of publishers’ generic, FAKE postcards from “Crescent Park”!
Reinhard’s collection of real postcards from Crescent Park.
Audience discusses the date of the Cotton Candy sign
Dot’s photo of the light and glass reflections.
Actual Sandwich glass at the Crescent Park carousel