Category Archives: History

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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Annette Funicello, Mouseketeer and Beach Party Sweetheart, Dead at Age 70

To Disney fans Annette Funicello represents a time when the company was at its most pure. As a 12-year old she was discovered by Walt Disney and cast as one of the original Mouseketeers. She earned her way into the … Continue reading

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DAK History Lesson: Loin Cloths and Roller Skates

It’s time for your 3rd Animal Kingdom History Lesson! As a reminder, this is all in preparation for the 15th anniversary of WDW’s baby park on April 22nd. This time around, we are hanging from the vines and discussing the … Continue reading

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