The 15th anniversary of Walt Disney World, most commonly known by the name of its special stage show, 15 Years of Magic, had plenty of unique displays, parades, shows, and giveaways. Events were held throughout 1986 and 1987. Earlier in 1986, EPCOT Center welcomed its first guests to the amazing underwater world and exhibits of The Living Seas. A joint celebration that could embrace the new and revel in the resort’s past was inevitable.
Did You Know?U.S. Steel, the company that built the Contemporary and Polynesian Resorts, had originally planned on owning and running them. But Roy O. Disney decided yo buy them out and let Disney not only own but operate, its hotels
This picture features one of Walt Disney World’s original costume managers, Ken Creekmore. While Ken has his place in history reserved with his representation on one of Main Street, U.S.A.’s famous windows, he is seen here in one of the costuming storehouses in 1978.