• Disneyland
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    Frontierland Trivia – Name This Building

    In the lower left corner you can see Lafitte’s Anchor, a relic from the pirate ship commanded by Jean Lafitte in the battle of New Orleans on January 8, 1815. It was 140 years old when this photo was taken and has since been moved two times. Of course that has nothing to do with the […]

  • Collectibles
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    Walt Disney’s WW1 Sketchbook and Photos Up for Sale

    A scrapbook containing legendary cartoonist Walt Disney’s earliest drawings that hint at the origins of Mickey Mouse has emerged for sale for a staggering $200,000. The notebook features five pages of patriotic artwork drawn by Disney in 1918 when he was a 17-year-old amateur cartoonist visiting war-torn France. Disney drew the sketches in a scrapbook handed […]

  • Attractions
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    Hobbyland Lake

      In this photo from 1957 guests are taking their seats just before the show is to begin. So what will they see? Radio controlled boats races and tethered gas powered model airplanes! This “Lake” was only inches deep but still offers a great reflection of the Rocket to the Moon attraction. Here is an aerial photo of it. […]

  • California Adventure
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    Paying Homage To Mr. Limpet

    The next time you ride Ariel’s Undersea Adventure at Disney’s California Adventure you might see a strange-looking fish, peeking out from behind the seaweed, enjoying the show. What makes this fish unusual is that it has big lips, big blue eyes, and is wearing glasses. Glasses? That’s right, glasses! Well it seems our friends at Imagineering thought it would be […]

  • Disneyland
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    This Month in Disneyland History – May

    Every month Disney by Mark re-visits important events that happened in Disneyland’s past. Here is your look back for the month of May. This list was developed from The Walt Disney Archives, Disneyland Resort Public Relations, and other sources. If you think of anything we might have missed please let us know so it can […]

  • Disneyland
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    This Month in Disneyland History – April

    We thought it would be fun every month to re-visit important events that happened in Disneyland’s past. Here is your look back for the month of April. This list was developed from The Walt Disney Archives, Disneyland Resort Public Relations, and other sources. If you think of anything we might have missed please let us […]

  • Disneyland
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    This Month in Disneyland History – March

    Time to re-visit important events that happened in Disneyland’s past. Here is your look back for the month of March. This list was developed from The Walt Disney Archives, Disneyland Resort Public Relations, and other sources. If you think of anything I might have missed please let us know so I can include it! 3-1956: Our Future […]

  • Disneyland
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    This Month in Disneyland History

    By Mark Hickson: I thought it would be fun every month to re-visit important events that happened in Disneyland’s past. Here is your look back for the month of February. If you think of anything I might have missed, please let me know so I can include it! 2-1-1956: The Pack Mule attraction in Frontierland […]

  • Walt Disney World
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    25 Things You Can’t Do at Disney Parks

    1. Bring in your own alcoholic drinks 2. Carry a weapon 3. Skateboard 4. Wear a mask (unless for medical purposes) 5. Sit in a folding chair 6. Bring a pet (unless it’s a service animal) 7. Sell something or distribute materials 8. Bring a stroller larger than 36 inches by 52 inches 9. Wear […]

  • Magic Kingdom
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    Ron Miller’s Two Main Street Windows

    Here is a bit of trivia. Did you know that Ron Miller has his name on two different windows on Main Street in the Magic Kingdom? And they are on the same side of the street! If you didn’t know, Ron worked his way up through the company, eventually becoming president of Walt Disney Productions, and […]

  • Attractions
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    Deleted Disney: Chip ‘N’ Dale’s Acorn Crawl

    Located in Disneyland’s Toon Town, next to Chip ‘N’ Dale’s Treehouse, the Acorn Crawl was a ball-crawl similar to McDonald’s playgrounds but featured acorn-shaped balls. It was closed due to “ongoing concerns about health and cleanliness.” In other words, kids were peeing in it and stealing the Acorn balls! Now here is a trivia question: […]