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Original Magic Kingdom Attractions

October 1st, 1971 – The Big Day!

Walt Disney World officially opened on October 1st, 1971.  At the time there was only one theme park, The Magic Kingdom. The Magic Kingdom of 1971 was a lot different then the Magic Kingdom of 2014.  Today let’s take a look at the original Magic Kingdom attractions and their fate over the years.  Continue reading Original Magic Kingdom Attractions

Walt Disney World Opening Day

MKCastle_01October 1, 1971 was opening day at Walt Disney World. Unfortunately I was not there. In fact I was not here. I was not born until, well sometime after that. Many of you probably missed it.

I really wish I had been there, as do many of you, but unless the Timekeeper or a blue fairy show up I think we will have to settle for this. It’s almost the same thing as having been there.

Okay it’s nothing like being there yourself but it is a good video!