Red, White, and Disney

The Myths and Realities of American History at the Walt Disney World Resort

by Brittany DiCologero | Release Date: April 21, 2018 | Availability: Print, Kindle

Patriotism in the Parks

Walt Disney World is an American theme park. If it had a color palette, it would be red, white, and blue. As you wander through Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and even Animal Kingdom, take this book as your guide to spotting the apple pie behind the animatronics.

Walt Disney made no secret of his patriotism. He said once, "If you could see close in my eyes, the American flag is waving in both of them."

In Walt Disney World, American history is writ both large and small, and like the trash cans, the next lesson in liberty is never more than thirty feet away.

Brittany DiCologero's unique guide will tell you nothing about how long you'll wait for an attraction or how to save money on dinner or even how to find your next Hidden Mickey. But it will tell you everything you need to know about how to find America at Walt Disney World.

From Liberty Square and the American Adventure to the 50s Prime Time Cafe and DinoLand U.S.A., experience America at its best, Disney style.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Main Street, U.S.A.

Chapter 2 Liberty Square

Chapter 3 Frontierland

Chapter 4 Adventureland

Chapter 5 Tomorrowland

Chapter 6 Fantasyland

Chapter 7 Epcot

Chapter 8 The American Adventure

Chapter 9 Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Chapter 10 Hollywood Boulevard

Chapter 11 Sunset Boulevard

Chapter 12 Echo Lake

Chapter 13 DinoLand U.S.A.

Chapter 14 Magic Kingdom Area Resorts

Chapter 15 Epcot Area Resorts

Chapter 16 Disney Springs Area Resorts

Chapter 17 Everything Else


Brittany DiCologero

Brittany DiCologero has been researching the history of the Walt Disney World Resort since she learned how to read and write. Following her completion of coursework toward a bachelor of arts degree in History from St. Anselm College, she worked for the Walt Disney Company through the Disney College Program. She is also the author of Brittany Earns Her Ears, a memoir focusing on her experiences working in Animal Kingdom’s DinoLand, U.S.A.

Currently, Brittany is a freelance writer for various travel and lifestyle websites, many of which focus on Disney including her own blog,

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