July 17, 1955: Disneyland Opens in Anaheim, California
Is it possible to imagine an America that does not have a Disneyland or a Disney World? It’s difficult, yet there once was a time when neither of these places existed. In July we celebrate the opening of Disneyland, which had its ribbon cutting ceremony on July 17, 1955. (You can find a great timeline showing the major events around Disneyland here).
Where did Disneyland come from and why was it created? The story begins with the vision of Walt Disney.
Read on…

July 17, 1955: Disneyland Opens in Anaheim, California

Is it possible to imagine an America that does not have a Disneyland or a Disney World? It’s difficult, yet there once was a time when neither of these places existed. In July we celebrate the opening of Disneyland, which had its ribbon cutting ceremony on July 17, 1955. (You can find a great timeline showing the major events around Disneyland here).

Where did Disneyland come from and why was it created? The story begins with the vision of Walt Disney.

Read on…