Tag Archives: History

All About The Country Bear Jamboree

All About The Country Bear Jamboree 1 There have been a lot of rumors floating around about the future of the Country Bear Jamboree lately.  As most know, we don’t ever post rumors and haven’t since The Main Street Mouse started almost 10 years ago.  Now that Disney has confirmed this classic attraction isn’t going anywhere, I thought this may be a good time to do a little history lesson about this family favorite at Disney’s Magi Continue Reading

The World That Never Was From Network1901.com

The World That Never Was From Network1901.com 5 Friend of TMSM, Josh Taylor from Network 1901 and Modern Mouse Radio, has launched a new podcast series about “The World that Never Was.”  For any Disney fan that loves the history or learning new things about Disney, this is the podcast for you.  The first episode talks about the Epcot Pavilion Africa, that was never built.  He talks about how it was promoted and the work that began and then why it Continue Reading

Disney Days of Past: Downtown Disney Marks a Milestone

Disney Days of Past: Downtown Disney Marks a Milestone 6 On Sunday, March 22, 2015, Nate Rasmussen, Archivist, Marketing Resource Center and posted this anniversary story on the Disney Parks Blog. Downtown Disney turns 40 today. Guests vising today have quite a different experience than the shopping experience back in 1975 when the Lake Buena Vista Shopping Village opened. Home to shops like the Pottery Chalet, Posh Pets Etc., Toys Fantastique, and Gourmet Pantry (yep, Continue Reading

Disney Days of Past: Pirate Ships at Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Disney Days of Past: Pirate Ships at Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival 7 From Nate Rasmussen, Archivist, Marketing Resource Center and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. This week, the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival opened. One of my favorite times of the year, I love to see all the amazing topiaries created by the horticulture team at Walt Disney World Resort. Below is a look at Peter Pan aboard Captain Hook’s pirate ship from the 2007 festival. You have plenty of Continue Reading

Building the Dream: The Making of Disneyland Park – Floral Mickey

Building the Dream: The Making of Disneyland Park – Floral Mickey 8 From George Savvas, Public Relations Director, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Main Street Station and its iconic floral depiction of Mickey Mouse have become one of the most photographed locations in the world, as millions of guests over six decades have captured their first Disney Parks memory entering Walt Disney’s original magic kingdom. But less than a week before opening day, the Continue Reading

A Look Back At Disney’s Important Dates from May

A Look Back At Disney's Important Dates from May 9 The Disney Insider has started putting out a blog at the beginning of a new month with a look back at some of the most memorable events that took place in the previous month.  I think it’s great that Disney shares with us all the accomplishments they are so proud of.  There are a lot of big days throughout the lifetime of The Walt Disney Company, but some stand out above the others. From an invention that Continue Reading

A little info on Pressed Pennies

A little info on Pressed Pennies 10 There are many things within the Disney universe that people collect. Some love to collect and trade the thousands of different kinds of pins that are offered. There are those who enjoy buying the one of a kind lithographs that can cost thousands of dollars. Don’t even get me started on the t-shirts, bags, hats and other soft goods that are offered. There are those who like to get the newest big fig or the ne Continue Reading
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