Tuesday, April 8, 2014
In 1971 The Carousel was located at 23 South Main Street, below Shark’s Men’s Store which is now known as Rick’s Jewelry Sales. They celebrated their grand opening on April 1, 1971. 8 track tapes were on sale for only $3.99 each. Stereo Albums were $3.49 to $4.49 with one special group at $1.27 each. Tape players with detachable speakers on sale for $59.95 and $99.95. This was just before the age of cassettes. 45 rpm records were still in demand and the first 500 people to attend each received a free 45 record.