Tom Sawyer Island at Magic Kingdom, 1974

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Title

Tom Sawyer Island at Magic Kingdom, 1974

Alternative Title

Tom Sawyer Island

Subject

Lake Buena Vista (Fla.)
Theme parks

Description

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.

Creator

Cepero, Ray

Source

Original color photograph by Ray Cepero, 1974: Private Collection of Nancy Lynn Cepero.

Date Created

ca. 1974-09

Contributor

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.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

144 KB

Medium

1 color photograph

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Tom Sawyer Island, Magic Kingdom, Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Ray Cepero.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Nancy Lynn Cepero and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"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.

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