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The 1908 Carousel of Central Park.Central Park’s famous Carousel was described in The Catcher in the Rye.

Built by Stein and Goldstein in 1908, the Carousel in Central Park is more than an amusement ride for children. Comprised of 58 hand-carved horses the Carousel was featured on the original first edition cover of The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger and “that nutty music they always play” is described by Holden Caulfield on page 210.