Thursday, August 23, 2012

August 23: Marceline News

On this day in 2004, Marceline, Missouri honored the memory of Walt Disney with a ceremony renaming the Marceline Post office as the Walt Disney Post Office Building.

See more August 23 Disney history HERE.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

1924: Fess Parker Born

On this day in 1924 actor Fess Parker, best known as Disney's Davy Crockett, was born in Texas.
Learn much more about the "king of the wild frontier" HERE.

Monday, August 13, 2012

August 13: Where Was Walt?

This photo of Walt Disney was taken on this day in 1941. Where was he?

Just click HERE to find out.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

August 7: Born Today

This comedic actor has lent his voice to many Disney feature films and TV shows. Born on this day in 1955 in New York City, his family later moved to Cartersville, Georgia.

Who is he and what are his ties to Disney?

Just click HERE.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

August 02: Castaway Cay

It was on this day in 1999, that passengers aboard the Disney Magic became the first guests to ever set foot on Castaway Cay - Disney's private island in the Bahamas. Located 225 nautical miles from Disney's home port of Cape Canaveral, Florida, the 3.1 mile long island was formerly known as Gorda Cay.

Click HERE for much more August 02 Disney history.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

August 01: Coronado Springs

Walt Disney World's Coronado Springs Resort, featuring a Southwestern U.S./Mexican theme, opened on this day in 1997 at 1000 W. Buena Vista Blvd. With 1,967 rooms and suites, it is categorized as a 'moderate' resort and considered (at that time) the main convention hotel at Walt Disney  World (offering almost 100,000 square feet of meeting and convention space). The entire resort circles Lago Dorado, a large lake which features an island that includes the Dig Site swimming pool.

Click HERE for much more August 01 Disney history.