CRESCENT PARK CAROUSEL (1895, NR, NHS, NHL, #) (H)
At the end of Bullock's Point Avenue. Designed by Charles I. D. Looff, there are 66 beautifully carved figures. The band organ by A. Ruth and Son, in neo-baroque style, is carved with moving figures. The finest surviving example of its type in America, the carousel was proclaimed the State Symbol of Folk Art in 1985. Wedding pictures can be taken for a fee. Concession stand open during operating hours. Gift stand. OPEN: Easter Sunday-Memorial Day; Sat-Sun, 12-9 p.m. After Memorial Day; Fri-Sun, 12-9 p.m.; July-Labor Day; Wed-Sun, 12-9 p.m., closed Mon & Tue, except for summer holidays. After Labor Day-Columbus Day; Sat-Sun, 12-9 p.m. From Memorial Day-until close of school (June) 4-9 p.m. 435-7518 (433-2828 during season).
THOMAS WILLET BURIAL SITE
Little Neck Cemetery, Little Neck Avenue. First elected Mayor of New York in 1665. He moved to Wannamoisett (Riverside) in 1660 where he later died in 1674. City of New York placed a large granite memorial on his grave in 1913, located in historic Little Neck Cemetery. OPEN: Dawn to Dusk.