One of my favorite subjects covered here on the Disney Parks Blog is the history of Disney Parks. Two of our authors, George Savvas and Valarie Sukovaty, specialize in the history of the Disneyland Resort. Here’s a look back at some of the stories they shared with us this year.
Walt Disney and the Disney Characters at Disneyland Park – In his popular 3-part series, George showed us some fantastic photos of Walt Disney surrounded by Disney characters here at Disneyland park.
Floral Mickey Through the Years at Disneyland Park – This spring, Valarie gave us a wonderful look back at some of the faces of Floral Mickey through the years.
A Look Back: Sailing Ship Columbia Debuts at Disneyland Park 55 Years Ago This Week – To mark its 55th anniversary, we took a look at some vintage photos of the Sailing Ship Columbia.
Fantasyland Theatre Through the Years at Disneyland Park – In anticipation of the opening of “Mickey and the Magical Map,” we took a look back at some of the shows that have been performed at the Fantasyland Theatre. Do you have a favorite?
A Look Back: 1958 Opening of the Grand Canyon Diorama at Disneyland Park – These rarely seen photos gave us a glimpse into the opening of the Grand Canyon Diorama on the Disneyland Railroad, 55 years ago.