Ready to ride? The installation of the Military Park Carousel has begun. Visitors to Military Park can saddle up on one of 16 horses to pay homage to Newark’s 350 year history. Hop on for maximum amusement in Military Park.
Monday - Saturday from 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM.
Tickets are $2 per person. Must be over 2 years old. All riders must be at least 42 inches tall or
accompanied by an adult.
Carousel horses include:
Blueskin Horse - George Washington's horse
Black Knight's Cavalry Horse - 5th Regiment Civil War Black Knight's Cavalry Horse
Bayard and Moscow - General Phillip Kearny's horses from the Spanish-American War
Plow Horse - helped plow the fields of Newark
Race Horse - Weequahic Park Race Horse
Stagecoach Horse - Newark stagecoach horses transported people to and from the city
Newark Streetcar Horse - Newark streetcar horses transported Newarkers around the city
Fire Horse - Newark Fire House Engine Company No. 18
Hospital Horse - Newark City Hospital ambulance horse
Police Horse - Newark's police horse
Tow Horse - Tow Horse on the Morris Canal
Garbage and Recycling Pickup Horse - Horses helped recycle and transport garbage
Mail Horse - Newark's mail delivery horse
Milk Horse - Newark Borden's milk delivery horse
Goodwill Horse - Goodwill Rescue Mission cart for picking up wood and clothes
Lausanne Horse - General Rosalie Jones and Elizabeth Freeman's horse from their hike from Newark to Washington