Hull - Nantasket Beach
If you have not visited Hull, Massachusetts or haven't done so in the last five years then a visit is way overdue!
A great place to shop, eat, relax and enjoy, Hull is an up and coming water front city.
Like the famed wooden roller coaster that once dominated its southern skyline, the Town of Hull has ridden through many peaks and valleys throughout its first three and a half centuries.
Paragon Park was a amusement park that was visted by a lot of families, residents and vacationers during the summer months. Families spent days here, specially the last day of school, this was the treat for graduating into your next year class. Spending the good part of the morning on the beach of Nantasket, and afternoon on the rides of Paragon Park.
In 1984, Paragon Park was sold for a condominium development. Local activists persuaded the developer to purchase the carousel. A year later, when he, decided to sell it, investors were found to rescue it at a dramatic auction. The MDC agreed to provide space for the momumental piece at the heart of Nantasket Beach, about a half-block from where it use to be. The three investors relocated the carousel and its original building *(the move made Ripley's "Believe It or Not") to the new prominent location, reinstalled a Wurlitzer band organ, and began restoring the horses 24 of the horses have been restored to date to the original colors. So when you drive down the coast of this tucked away town, remember to stop in and ride the Carousel, and be a part of this amazing historical monumental ride.