Tuesday, March 20, 2012
TPE: Welcome to Frontierland!
I hope you like Frontierland, because I plan on spending a lot of time here. And I do mean...A...LOT...
Why do I like early Frontierland so much? Because it looks so authentic. Real wood. Everything looks hand-hewn. Perfectly imperfect.
Here you can see the evolution of the plantings outside the front gate:
Were there accordians in Frontierland? Who cares...with the coon skin caps, these guys fit right in!
The Davy Crockett Frontier Museum:
This little girl couldn't look any prouder in her coon skin cap:
Inside the gate:
The Assay Office:
From the Mark Twain comes this overhead view, showing the short-lived Miniature Horse Corral:
December 26, 1955:
Zooming in, I can see that the "Wooden" Indian has not joined the Frontierland fun yet. Obviously, I will have to make a few trips with my time machine.
Vesey and Company play some tunes in Frontierland:
Looking towards the Twain...
you can see this signage. Again...hand done. No computers. Oh how I love it!
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Today marks the release of The Muppets on DVD and Blu-ray. In honor of this occasion, watch the clip below and join The Swedish Chef in the kitchen to make a tasty treat!