WEDway Radio - Walt Disney World and Disneyland Examined with some Disney History
Nate Parrish discusses the history of Disney theme parks and the Walt Disney Co. In examining we look at influences that shaped the company including projects and eras. Take a look at attractions and themed lands including the architectural styles and inspiration behind many of the decisions that the Walt Disney Co has made over the years.

Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, your show about Exploring the Disney Parks, Disney History and The Walt Disney Co.  This is Season 5, Episode 8 - Fantasyland 1.0, Part II of our Fantasyland Summer Series.

On this episode we take a look at Fantasyland during its first three decades.  Fantasyland probably changed the least between 1955 and 1983, but it is drastically different from the park we know today.  Listen along as we explore some of the early attractions that used to invite visitors, such as the Pirate Ship & Skull Rock, and the Fantasyland Autopia.  We also discuss some never built attractions such as the Old Mill, The Duck Bump and Peter Pan's Crocodile Aquarium.

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, your show about Exploring the Disney Parks, Disney History and The Walt Disney Company.  This is Season 5, Episode 7 - The Majestic Wilderness Lodge

On this episode of WEDWay Radio we discuss all the great stuff that makes Disney's Wilderness Lodge one of the best themed resorts in the world. 

Matt and Nate share the fictional backstory explianing many of the themed elements around the hotel and also many of the historical signifance of the time period in which the Wilderness Lodge is set. 

One often overlooked story is the presence of Humphrey the Bear in the Wilderness Lodge.  He is the official mascot of the Wilderness Lodge and can found outside the Wilderness Lodge Mercantile Shop.  Humphrey appeared in several Disney shorts in the 1950's.

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, your show about exploring the Disney Parks, Disney History and The Walt Disney Company.  This is Season 5, Episode 6 The Metro Retro Historical Society Meeting 3 - Two Brothers and Two Brothers…. On a Boat.

This week we welcome Michael and Jeff Crawford back to WEDWay Radio to discuss different water craft around the Disney Parks.

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Thanks for downloading WEDWay Radio, you show about Exploring the Disney Parks, Disney History and The Walt Disney Company.  This is Season 5, Episode 5 - 50 Years of Tiki's.

On this episode we are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room.  We discuss many of the amazing elements of this fantastic attraction.

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