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Allan Herschell

Allan Herschell
Immigrated to America from Scotland.
(1851-1927)

The carousel at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum in No. Tonawanda, NY.

The carousel at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum in No. Tonawanda, NY.

Carousel Companies:

Armitage Herschell (1892-1899)
First carousel in 1883.

Herschell-Spillman (1900-1916*)
Allan Herschell retires in 1913 due to health concerns.

Allan Herschell Company (1916-1905s-present)
Herschell emerges from retirement to form his own carousel and ride building company, across the street from, and in direct competition with, his former company.