Seaside Heights boardwalk carousel marks 100 years

(AP) - A Jersey Shore boardwalk landmark hashad its ups and downs, but it's still making the rounds after 100years.

Monday was the centennial for the Dr. Floyd L. Moreland HistoricDentzel/Looff Carousel in Seaside Heights. Moreland is the man whorestored the carousel in the 1980s. William Dentzel and CharlesLooff carved the animals that children ride.

The merry-go-round was first installed at Burlington Island Parkalong the Delaware River. It was fixed after sustaining some damagein a fire in 1928 and moved to the Jersey shore in 1932.

Operations manager Josh Karu calls it the "heart and soul ofCasino Pier."

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