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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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Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room

On June 23, 1963 Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room opened – which is the only attraction at the park that contains Walt’s name. The location was originally planned as a restaurant but that never came to be… the kitchen entrance is immediately to the left as soon as you enter the building.

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"American Experience​ : Walt Disney"

On Monday and Tuesday, September 14th and 15th, 2015 (at 9p ET) on PBS, “American Experience​ : Walt Disney” will air, giving an unprecedented look at the life and legacy of Walt. It will feature rare footage from the Disney vault, scenes from some of his greatest films and interviews with those who worked his … Continue reading »

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Walt Disney Birthplace Preservation Project

Many of the places that helped make Walt Disney who he was and what we loved are gone but not forgotten. One such place is the home he, and Roy, was born in – 2156 Tripp Ave., Chicago, IL. Want to be a tiny (or big) part of Walt Disney history? Contribute a few dollars … Continue reading »

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