"Carriage Horse" Unveiled

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Meridian's latest carousel horse was unveiled at 6th Street and 20th Avenue. This one is called "The Carriage Horse."

"From the first time I saw one go up, I thought about how I would do it," said artist Beth Lewis. "I wanted to do it black with a lot of color, a more traditional carousel look, and it just kind of worked itself out. And as I started working, it just became that way."

It's a part of the Around Town Carousels Abound art program.

The Carriage Horse is sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. I.C. Walker, Jr.