Walt had a great admiration for Abraham Lincoln ever since he was a small boy. It’s no wonder he chose this stalwart and gentle giant from our past to be featured in the audio-animatronic presentation celebrating America and freedom: Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln.
Did you know this was the first Disney attraction to be running simultaneously on the east and west coast? Between July 18, 1965 and October 17, 1965 the show was running at both Disneyland and the New York World’s Fair.
Growing up in Los Angeles in the 70s/80s we visited Disneyland on a regular basis and often after school, before "Annual Passes".