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Father's Day In The Parks

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Even more vintage theme park photos from Meet The World:
In honor of Father's Day (and my Dad!), I'm posting some slides from my personal collection. My dad took all of these photos himself over 40 years ago......

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Father's Day In The Parks - 2011 Edition

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It's time for another Father's Day In The Parks post! Once again, the photos here were all taken by my dad at various tourist spots throughout Southern California. First up, we have Disneyland in the Summer of 1967.......

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July 4, 1977 - Space Mountain & New West Magazine

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Today, I have a different kind of July Fourth post for you. This is an issue of New West Magazine that came out on July 4, 1977....thirty four years ago. My mom subscribed to this magazine and I saved this issue because of the Space Mountain article inside......

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Windseeker Up The Wazoo! - Knott's Berry Farm

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Anyone want to see some Knott's Berry Farm Windseeker photos? How about a lot of Windseeker photos? The attraction is still under construction and won't be opening until later this summer, but the tower has now reached it's completed height of 301 feet. Here's how it looks from the main entrance........

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Vintage Magic Mountain Trip Report & Colossus Opening - 1978

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Are you ready for something completely different here at Meet The World? It's my very first Magic Mountain post! And it's all about my very first Magic Mountain trip! The year was 1978 and I had just graduated from eighth grade........

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"That 70's Sleeping Beauty" Returns to Fantasyland

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I had a very pleasant surprise yesterday, while visiting Disneyland. I wandered into the Enchanted Chamber shop located inside Sleeping Beauty Castle and this is what I found......the Princess Aurora figure and her "prince" from the old Sleeping Beauty Castle walk-thru have returned!

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Sailing The New Rivers Of America

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The Rivers of America at Disneyland were recently filled after being drained for for several months. I had a chance to stop by the park today and check it out. The Columbia was closed when I got there and the Mark Twain was still in drydock, so I went over to Tom Sawyer Island.....oops, I mean the Island Formerly Known as Tom Sawyer........

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The Merchandise Of Club 33

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This is Part 6 of my Disneyland "Club 33" series. Below, is the merchandise cabinet at Club 33. The merchandise inside is specific to Club 33 and is only available to club members and guests. The upper part of the cabinet holds a baseball cap, mugs, glasses, key chains, pins......

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Beacon Joe In The Disney Parks

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Today we are going to pay a visit to a resident of Tokyo Disneyland....actually a resident of several of the Disney parks. This is Beacon Joe. He can be seen while riding the Mark Twain Steamboat around the park's........

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Before Visiting Club 33

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About two months ago, I had the opportunity to visit Club 33 at Disneyland for the very first time. Reservations for lunch or dinner need to be made 2-3 months in advance. After reservations are made, Guest Relations mails out the following information sheet........

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Lounge Alley & More At Club 33

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This is Part 5 of my Disneyland "Club 33" series.

This is Lounge Alley. Lounge Alley leads to Club 33's Main Dining Room, which we saw in my last post. It's also the location of Club 33's bar.

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Disneyland's 25th Birthday Parade

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For Disneyland's 56th birthday today, I'm posting another Disneyland souvenir from my personal collection. Back in February of this year, I posted a similar Tomorrowland postcard book. Well, today's postcard book was sold in the park during Disneyland's 25th Birthday celebration in 1980 and featured photos from the "Family Reunion Parade".......

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Summertime At Disneyland! - 1986

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This Disneyland advertisement is from the Los Angeles Times and is dated July 20, 1986....25 years ago! I'm a little confused by the text at the bottom, stating that Magic Journeys was still playing. I know that Captain EO premiered at Disneyland in September of 1986......

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Disneyland Mad Tea Party Game

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Today we have another item from my childhood.....The Mad Tea Party Game, made by Whitman (It's Kid Tested!) in 1972.......

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Haunted Mansion - 42nd Anniversary!

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Today, in honor of the Haunted Mansion's 42nd anniversary, we have yet another item from my childhood. It's the Disneyland Record and Book, "Walt Disney Presents The Haunted Mansion" from 1970. This is a "little" long playing record and has a different story and different artwork than the larger LP that was sold around the same time (the one with Ron Howard voicing one of the characters). ........

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