History: Walt Disney World at 50 years

Posted Monday, October 4, 2021 10:12 AM | Contributed by Jeff

From the article:

Disney World, the largest theme park in the world, welcomed its first guests on Oct. 1, 1971. Over the next five decades the park — which covers more than 40 square miles in central Florida — grew into an entertainment complex that includes four theme parks, two waterparks, golf courses, a shopping destination and 27 resort hotels.

Before Disney World and Disneyland, amusement parks had existed for centuries. But Walt Disney came up with a new concept, the theme park, and it connected deeply with visitors.

Read more from NPR.

Monday, October 4, 2021 10:11 PM

+9Loading
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 11:47 AM

Walt Disney World can't be 50 years old, because that would mean I'm ...

+1Loading

You must be logged in to post

POP Forums - ©2021, POP World Media, LLC
Loading...