Category Archives: History

DAK History Lesson: Grandmother Willow knows what you did last summer…

Welcome back for another Animal Kingdom History Lesson! We are counting down until April 22nd, the 15th Anniversary of Animal Kingdom! This time we will be discussing everyone’s favorite painter (using the Colors of the Wind of course!), “Pocahontas and … Continue reading

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The Park – Innovation

In addition to creating “The Happiest Place on Earth”, Disneyland was innovative in many other ways. In the 50’s, believe it or not, waiting lines at banks or airports were traditionally a straight line.  Sometimes a movie theater would bend … Continue reading

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Park Locator Buzz Price Gets Window on Main Street at Disneyland

As you walk down Main Street U.S.A. at Disneyland you are passing through the credits for the fantasy movie brought to life that is Walt Disney’s greatest innovation – the Theme Park. These are the names of many of the … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Gazes into Future of Disneyland

I don’t know who created this terrific mix of vintage Walt Disney looking out over Town Square in a modern Disneyland, but it’s brilliant. Disneyland fans are always saying that it’s the only park that Walt set foot in and … Continue reading

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Hollywood and Twitter Reacts to Annette Funicello’s Death

As you might expect for a Disney Legend and real sweetheart like Annette Funicello, there has been an outpouring of emotion for her online. Here are a few of the many comments made today: Rest in peace, Annette Funicello… — … Continue reading

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