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Friday, July 17, 2015

Disneyland Math — Celebrating 60 Years!

Disneyland Entrance
On July 17, 1955 Disneyland officially opened in Anaheim, California. Happy 60th Birthday to the Happiest Place on Earth!

Walt Disney created a magical world of nostalgia, fantasy, family fun and futurism.

Some people may even remember the live donkeys and E-ticket rides. Which one was (or still is) your favorite?

The $17 million theme park was built on 160 acres of former orange groves.

Legend has it that Walt Disney had his workers mark the trees that were to be cut down with a certain color of colored ribbons.

Those trees that were to be spared were tied with a different ribbon color. Somehow, the instructions did not translate properly (or the person coordinating the cutting was color blind) and most of the trees Walt Disney wanted spared were the ones that got cut down!

Common Core Sample
Today Disneyland hosts more than 14 million visitors a year, who spend close to $3 billion. Read more at ThisDayInHistory.com.

Texas Sample Packet
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Save on your next Disneyland Trip
Cinderella's Castle at Disneyland
If you're looking for ways to save money on your next Disney vacation, visit Mousesavers.com as well as Disneyparks.com

There you'll find the latest discounts, special offers, and tips for saving time in line.

Disney also has a blog where they post updates on new attractions, ceremonies and special events.


Tell us about your Disney experience or share a story in the Comment box below.

The Matterhorn

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