I could not find any information on the park specifically, but I can tell you the townsite was laid out in 1878. The city is named after George T. Anthony, the 7th governor of Kansas.
This is a Pull-A-Way Game Time Merry-Go-Round. It’s actually self-propelled.
We had a hard time getting it going, but once we did it worked pretty well and spun pretty fast.
Check out this YouTube video to see it in action.
I searched and searched for more information on this little gem, but could not find anything.
I really could not find much information on any of the fantastic attractions on the playground but I wanted to include the pictures…
If you are ever in Anthony, grab some grub and enjoy a picnic in this quaint little park. The park is also home to the official Kansas Memorial to 9/11.