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Commemorative Brick Program


Commemorate a loved one, group, organization, occasion or memorialize a life event with a unique gift! Display your special connection to the Paragon Carousel with the permanent installation of a hand-engraved brick on our patio.

Your contribution helps ensure that the Paragon Carousel will be enjoyed by future generations, while also becoming a permanent part of its rich history and landscape.

A Visible Sign of Community Support
Surrounding the iconic round building that houses the historic Paragon Carousel, the Commemorative Brick Patio is a constant and permanent reminder of the special memories our treasured merry-go-round has helped create for generations.

Built and installed in Paragon Park by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company in 1928, the Carousel is all that remains of Paragon Park, the famous Nantasket Beach amusement park that closed in 1985. Throughout the years, the Carousel has touched generations with its unmatched artistry, magnificent music, and stately elegance. Today, the Carousel welcomes upwards of 100,000 visitors each season. The Commemorative Brick Patio allows these visitors to read and reflect on the hundreds of inscribed messages and memories the patio holds.  

Once a brick order is placed, a Certificate  of Acknowledgement is created and indicates the honoree and the message that will be engraved on the brick. This certificate can be mailed to you and the person being honored.

Bricks are installed in our walkway around the Carousel building in the spring, summer and fall, at designated times. Bricks ordered in the winter months will be installed in the spring.

Brick Prices
A 4” x 8” brick can be purchased for a donation of $100. Your donation includes a two-line message. A third line can be added for an additional $25. 

An 8” X 8” Prestige Brick can be purchased for a donation of $350. Your donation includes a five-line message. A sixth and seventh line may be added for an additional cost of $25 per line. Logos may be added and are priced separately. The average cost for an 8”x8” brick with a logo is $500.

To Order a Brick
Please download and print a Commemorative brochure and reservation form HERE. Be sure to include both the order form, payment information form and mail to:

Friends of the Paragon Carousel
PO BOX 100
Hull, MA  02045 

All donations are tax-deductible.