It’s with a heavy heart that the Walt Disney Hometown Museum sadly announces the loss of Walt’s beloved Dreaming Tree. After a lengthy battle against disease and repeated lightening strikes, the mighty cottonwood that gave spark to Walt’s vivid childhood imagination finally gave way to a particularly strong wind storm that blew through Marceline last
Be sure to stop by the Walt Disney Hometown Museum and the Marceline Railroad Story exhibits on Saturday, May 2. Marceline will celebrate its 4th Annual Railroad Heritage Day. The Museum will open an hour earlier at 9am for the Railroad Heritage Day event! The Museum is located in the 1913 AT&SF depot which was
This Mickey was designed by Ollie Johnston, one of Walt Disney’s animation artists known as the ‘nine old men’. This was designed to celebrate Mickey’s 75th Birthday in 2003 and it toured the USA for a year before being auctioned for charity. You can get yours from Amazon here
Source: Reprinted from the Marceline News September 2, 1938 I was extremely glad to receive your letter asking me to write some impressions of Marceline as I remember it from my childhood days. To tell the truth more things of importance happened to me in Marceline than have happened since—or are likely to in the
from http://about.usps.com/news/state-releases/mo/2012/mo_2012_0313.htm March 13, 2012 — MARCELINE, MO — Marceline, Missouri, the boyhood home of Walt Disney, will be among the first Post Offices in America to offer the U.S. Postal Service’s new special pictorial Postmark America cancelation. The Marceline Post Office will unveil the Postmark America special cancelation on Wed., March 14 from 10:30
In the spring of 2007, a film school student and avid Disney fan, came to Marceline. His intentions: make a three part documentary about Walt Disney’s life before Mickey Mouse. After spending only a day in town he knew this would be a wonderful story to tell. Andy Neitzert spent almost two months interviewing several
Walt Disney passes away
In Walt’s absence, the Midget Autopia is dedicated to the children of Marceline.
Walt and Roy attended the dedication of the Walt Disney Municipal Park and Pool.