Special Exhibit: 50 Years of Theme Parks

Special Exhibit: 50 Years of Theme Parks

In 1971, Magic Kingdom opened the Main Gates to visitors from all across the country: beginning what is now known as the World’s attractions Hub. Immediately following in Disney’s footsteps, Seaworld snapped up land and began construction on their third park to open in Orlando in December 1973: ensuring “You’ll have a whale of a time.” Seeing the success of its competitors, Universal Studios opened […]

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620 Words

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An exciting aspect of museum work is making new discoveries. Sometimes, these discoveries may only be new to the researcher. Usually, this means an item has been “rediscovered” in the museum’s archives. The Osceola County Historical Society has made such a discovery! In reorganizing our archives, we happened upon a postcard from 136 years ago. The postcard was addressed to a Miss Martha A. Pierce of Holliston, MA […]

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