The Southern Maryland Carousel Group, Inc.

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On Friday, January 13, 2017, the Southern Maryland Carousel Group signed a lease with the Town of La Plata for space to build the carousel at Wills Memorial Park.   The park is located at 500 St. Mary's Avenue in La Plata, MD. 

The Group has a Go Fund Me website to raise money needed to make this dream a reality.  The Southern Maryland Carousel Group is a 501 ( c ) 3 organization so every donation you make is tax deductible.   No donation is too small!  Be sure and check out the GoFundMe website TODAY at

For a full article on the signing of the lease with the Town of La Plata, visit
The Maryland Independent, article entitled "The horses will ride in La Plata"

Pictured below are photos from the lease signing at La Plata Town Hall.   Present for the signing were Mayor Roy Hale, Danielle Mandley, Town Clerk, Burkey Boggs, President, Southern Maryland Carousel Group,  Melvin Williams, Vice President; Margaret Boggs, Treasurer, Evelyn Lawrence, Webmaster, and Larry and Tina Hieb. 





The Southern Maryland Carousel Group will be at the Kris Kringle Christmas Market this year located at the Charles County Fairgrounds.  Don't miss this great opportunity to see some of the carousel animals and have your picture taken with Santa.

December 9, 2016, 4 pm to 8 pm

December 10, 2016, 9 am to 8 pm

Charles County Fairgrounds, 8440 Fairground Road, La Plata, Md  20646.

Admission is $1 or a nonperishable food item.

Photos with Santa by donation.

January 20, 2017 | The Horses Will Ride In La Plata

January 29, 2016 | Carousel Project Still Plodding Along

August 28, 2015 | Southern Maryland Gives Features Nine Fundraisers

July 29, 2014 | CCAA "Adopts" Hand-Carved Wooden Carousel Horse For Posterity

June 6, 2014 | Southern Maryland Carousel Group Hopes To Display Recreated Memories

April 26, 2014 | Horses! Lions! and Frogs! Oh My!

June 29, 2012 | Fashion Show Raises Money For Carousel

December 16, 2011 I Carousel Group Needs Online Help
June 29, 2011 | Carousel Store Helps Carousel Group
February 9, 2011 | Holly Morris Visits The Southern Maryland Carousel Group
September 15, 2010 |  Boggs Is Carving Out A Niche After Retirement
November 21, 2008 | Southern Maryland Carousel Group Keeps Carving Out Work
January 9, 2008 | Matula Community Donates Funds For Carousel Project
October 19, 2007 | Carvers Get Around
October 10, 2007 | Getting Ready To Go 'Round
May 23, 2007 | Carousel Contribution
April 13, 2007 | Ready To Crow
February 7, 2007 | 'Round And 'Round They Go
January 19, 2007 | Local Artist Goes 'Round and 'Round
January 5, 2007 | Uncle Sam Is Adopted For Christmas
December 27, 2006 | Red Hats On Tour
October 6, 2006 | Carousel Gets Something To Crow About
September 15, 2006 | Horsin' Around At The Fair
July 19, 2006 | Carousel Group Not Just Running In Circles
May 24, 2006 | Carousels On Display, Contractor Donates Space For Southern Maryland Group's Carved Animals
April 7, 2006 | Getting Ready To Ride The Carousel
March 17, 2006 | What Goes Around . . . Comes Around

Want to have your picture taken with Santa?

Call "The Carousel Children's Boutique " at 301-645-4660 or 301-843-8884.  Talk to Lisa Case to schedule an appointment. 

December 3, 2016, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

December 4, 2016, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Santa picture will be taken on a carousel horse and proceeds will benefit the Southern Maryland Carousel Group.  The Carousel Children's Boutique is located at 2939 Festival Way, Waldorf, MD  20601, next to the Christmas Tree Shop.