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
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
by Chris Houston | Linn County Leaderfrom http://www.linncountyleader.com/article/20141215/NEWS/141219411/10082/NEWSDecember 15. 2014 10:31AM On their way back from tomorrow four months ago, two Canadian filmmakers decided to take a detour to yesterday. Peter Whitehead, Ted Parkes and Ted’s son Chris had driven from their home just outside Toronto, Canada to EPCOT (Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow) near
We are opening early this year starting with the D23 Fan Club tour on March 14. The museum will stay open to the public from March 15 through October 31. The museum has been fully refurbished on the inside and we have many new exhibits this year. So please make plans to visit the museum
D23 Members are invited to Journey to Marceline on March 14, 2012 to experience the idyllic Missouri town that inspired Walt to create Main Street, USA!
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