I’ve been eagerly anticipating more information about this upcoming D23 event, and we finally have more details. The event will run November 22-23 and be held at the Contemporary Resort.
As you can imagine, this is like nirvana for a Disney History nerd like myself. At the moment they are promoting appearances by Marty Sklar, Bob Gurr and Alice Davis. They’re also going to be talking about Disney’s participation in the 1964 World’s Fair, appropriate since it is the 50th anniversary this year.
There is not a lot of detail regarding the presentations and especially the schedule yet, but I’m going to keep checking back for more developments.
I just had to share this great article over on Foxxfur’s site. It’s this kind of searching that I find myself doing on a regular basis as I’m tracing the history of different parts of the Disney Parks. It’s such a well written and researched piece about one of the most loved resorts at Walt Disney World!
Checking it out here: Chasing Captain Cook
7 new Magic Kingdom maps added today, all from the late 90’s. Wow, there were a lot of those! Some of those maps were only good for 4-7 days, since they updated many of the performance times, etc within the map itself, rather than having a separate times schedule. You have to wonder how much money that cost to change the printing so often!
I have also been working on some back-end stuff that should make browsing the maps more interesting. When it’s closer to being ready to reveal, I will talk more about the new features!