Tag Archives: History



Imagineer Kevin Rafferty Takes Readers on a Magical Journey Through His Fantastical Disney Career

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Like Charlie Bucket in “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” one of the things that Disney fans dream of doing is pulling back the curtain on all those closed doors […]




Painting A Complete Picture: “Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation”

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In the early part of the twentieth century, women had a limited choice of occupations. If they were not working as dressmakers, teachers, domestic service workers or nurses, they were […]


The History of the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa – Part Two

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Photo: TripAdvisor Part one of The History of the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa explored the original resort planned for the resort and the designing of the Grand Floridan. Now […]


Book Review: “Of Mouse and Men – Confessions of a Walt Disney World Character Performer”

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As guests arrive at Disneyland or Walt Disney World, they pass under an archway before heading onto Main Street U.S.A. Above the archway is a plaque that reads, “Here You […]


The History of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – Part Two

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Part One of the history of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort can be found by clicking this link: The History of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – Part One DVC Construction Image: Google Maps The […]



Book Review: The Disney Story: Chronicling The Man, The Mouse & The Parks

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There are many books written about Walt and Roy Disney, as well as The Walt Disney Company. Some of them give top-line information and some of them are extremely detailed. […]