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New Orleans Square Dedication

On July 24, 1966, New Orleans Square was dedicated in Disneyland. This was Walt Disney’s last major appearance at the Park. He dedicated NOS with the real Mayor of New Orleans, Victor Schiro.

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Happy Anniversary #5 Ward Kimball and Lilly Belle

On February 15, 2006 at 7:30am at Disneyland, the newest engine to the Disneyland Railroad was dedicated as #5 Ward Kimball. On the same day the Lilly Belle VIP parlor car was re-dedicated after being off the line for many years. In attendance was Betty Kimball, the wife of the new locomotive’s namesake, Ward Kimball. … Continue reading »

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What happened to Walt’s ‘other’ apartment?

Some people have asked about Walt’s ‘other’ apartment in Disneyland. Yes, there was another… above (the original) Disney Gallery. Walt had a vision of a “luxury” apartment to be built over Pirates of the Caribbean. It would have much more space than his apartment over the firehouse on Main Street U. S. A. and would … Continue reading »

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