Theme Park Press

A Historical Tour of Walt Disney World: Volume 2

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ISBN: 9781683900047
Publisher: Theme Park Press
Publication Date: 2016-06-07
Number of pages: 156
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Deep Dive into Disney History

The Imagineers are no slouches when it comes to history. Many of the attractions and shows they create are steeped in it. But the history is hidden. In this second of Andrew Kiste's best-selling "tours", you'll dig deeply into the back stories of five Walt Disney World favorites.

Have you ever wondered who's the Casey in Casey's Corner? Why its baseball theme, as well as the circus theme of Storybook Circus, are such powerful symbols in American culture? How the many scenes in Spaceship Earth deliver a surprisingly rich, detailed timeline of civilization to astute guests - but only if you first know what the Imagineers knew when they created it?

You'll learn all that and more on your historical tour of:

Spaceship Earth: Earn an honorary degree in world history as you absorb, in depth, the historical background of each scene in Epcot's centerpiece attraction.

Country Bear Jamboree: Trace the lineage of these singin' bears back to Walt's plans for his never-built Mineral King Resort.

Casey's Corner: Learn the story of baseball over hot dogs in this Magic Kingdom restaurant where it's always the bottom of the ninth.

Sunset Ranch Market: Brush up on World War II at Hollywood Studios' open-air food court.

Storybook Circus: Take in the history of the American circus and how this new area of Fantasyland puts you squarely under the big top.


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