Tom Sawyer Island at Magic Kingdom, 1974
Tom Sawyer Island
Lake Buena Vista (Fla.)
Nancy Lynn Cepero (b. 1954) walking across the bridge at Tom Sawyer Island at Magic Kingdom in 1974.Magic Kingdom, located at 1180 Seven Seas Drive, is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Construction for the resort began in 1967, after the death of Walt Disney (1901-1966). Magic Kingdom was the first park of the Walt Disney Resort to open on October 1, 1971. The park included 33 attractions in six themed areas: Main Street U.S.A., Adventureland, Frontierland, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, and Liberty Square. Tom Sawyer Island is an island in Frontierland that opened on May 20, 1973. It features references to Mark Twain's (1835-1910) novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Original color photograph by Ray Cepero, 1974: Private Collection of Nancy Lynn Cepero.
Cepero, Nancy Lynn
Is Format Of
Digital reproduction of original color photograph by Ray Cepero, 1974.
Is Part Of
Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
1 color photograph
Tom Sawyer Island, Magic Kingdom, Orlando, Florida
Originally created by Ray Cepero.
Copyright to this resource is held by Nancy Lynn Cepero and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
"Magic Kingdom Park." Walt Disney World. https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/destinations/magic-kingdom/.
Watts, Steven. The Magic Kingdom: Walt Disney and the American Way of Life. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1974.