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Posted on: June 24, 2022

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Saratoga Springs Carousel 20th Anniversary in Congress Park & Commemoration of Thomas McTygue’s Leadership that Saved the Carousel

*Free Carousel Rides to Celebrate*

 Saratoga Springs, NY – Department of Public Works Commissioner Jason Golub announced today that the City will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Carousel being opened in Congress Park and will commemorate the leadership of former Commissioner Thomas McTygue that saved the carousel and located it in the park, at a ceremony on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 11am. The Saratoga Springs City Council voted to approve free carousel rides for the entire day the Carousel is in operation from 11am-6pm.

“I’m happy to invite the public to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Carousel and to recognize former Commissioner McTygue for his herculean leadership to save the carousel and locate it in Congress Park,” said Commissioner Golub. “The City nearly lost this treasure four decades ago, and because of the efforts of Tom McTygue it was located in the park and has been enjoyed by residents and visitors ever since.”

What:        20th Anniversary Celebration and Commemoration of Thomas McTygue’s Leadership

Who:         Saratoga Springs City Council & Friends and Family of Thomas McTygue

When:       Wednesday June 29, 2022

Where:     Congress Park

When:       11AM – 11:30AM – Ceremony / 11AM – 6PM – Free Carousel Rides

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