The society says the panels are in good condition, and officials hope to have them restored by a local artist.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A piece of history has returned to where it belongs.

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For more than 70 years, West View Park was famous for its amusement rides. When it closed in 1977, most were torn down or sold off.

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On Saturday, the West View Historical Society brought a piece of the park back to its original home. The society got its hands on the painted inner panels from the park’s merry-go-round.

The society says the panels are in good condition, and officials hope to have them restored by a local artist.

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The park is now home to a shopping center.