Liberty Square

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Liberty Square General Facts

3 attractions are in Liberty Square.
4 dinning location are in Liberty Square.
4 Shopping locations are n Liberty Square.
500 young trees have been brought to life by the "Liberty Oak," which is the focal point of the Liberty Square area in the Magic Kingdom. It all started with a harvested acorn!
130-year-old live oak tree (Quercus virginiana) was found on the eastern part of the Disney property in 1971 and moved about 8 miles to the Magic Kingdom park.
38 tons was the weight of the 130-year-old live oak tree (Quercus virginiana) when they first moved it.
18-feet by 16-feet by 4-feet deep was the size of the root ball when they first moved the 130-year-old live oak tree (Quercus virginiana).

Hall Of Presidents

1971 is the year the Hall of Presidents debuted.

2009 is when the Hall of Presidents was revised.

47 different body functions and 15 hand and facial motions are what President Lincoln can perform every show at the Hall of President.

13 lanterns are hanging from the majestic oak tree in Liberty Square, they represent the first 13 colonies of the United States and are located across from the Hall of Presidents.

700 people can be seated in the Hall of Presidents theater.

20 minutes show is at the Hall of Presidents, great place to get some air conditioning during the summer months.

44 Audio Audio-Animatronics are used in the Hall of Presidents.

7 presidents have been added (as of 2009).

6 months is how long it takes to install a newly elected president.

130 new images were ultimately woven into the show, as the Imagineering team combed through the National Archives, Library of Congress, museums and private collections to acquire them.

220 years in 25 minutes. The “cavalcade of U.S. history” that Walt Disney originally envisioned remains key to the 25-minute show, with the rewritten story transcending the events by bring-ing into full focus the bond between the people and the chief executives that have guided America through the challenges.

3 presidents are programmed to speak to guests in the updated show as of 2009 and they are George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Barack Obama.

3 30-foot-by-18-foot screens are used to tell the story of the “cavalcade of U.S. history.”

70mm film was used for the original opening movie but now the movie is projected in high-definition video.

Haunted Mansion

1971 is the debut year of The Haunted Mansion.

2007 is when the Haunted Mansion was revised.

320 guests can ride through the Haunted Mansion at one time.

4 stories tall is the height of the Haunted Mansion Building, there are 2 separate wings to Master Gracey's Haunted Mansion, as well as a bell tower and conservatory.

5 pound bags of theatrical dust, known as "Fuller's Earth" is used to decorate the 200 props at the Haunted Mansion. It has long been rumored that enough dust has been used since the attraction's opening in 1971 to bury the Mansion completely!

999 Happy Haunts are contained in the Haunted Mansion, when actually there are only 107 of them represented by Audio-Animatronics figures.

160 OmniMover (Doombuggie) ride vehicles operate at the Haunted Mansion and move at a brisk 1.4 mph.

3,200 guests per hour can be accommodated in the Haunted Man-sion.

11 minutes is the ride time at The Haunted Mansion.

960 feet of track are included in the Haunted Mansion.

5 singing busts in the graveyard scene warble the attraction’s theme song, “Grim Grinning Ghosts.” Though sometimes mistaken for Walt Disney, the face on the bust farthest to the left actually belongs to Thurl Ravenscroft, the song’s soloist. Ravenscroft is known to millions of fans as the voice of Tony the Tiger, the mascot of Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes cereal.

109 Audio-Animatronics are in the Haunted Mansion, though only 107 represent the ghosts living in the mansion. The other 2 are the mansion caretaker Dick O'Dell and his dog.

13 candles are how many candles can be found on the birthday cake that the ghost is blowing out in the Dining Room Scene of Disney's Haunted Mansion.

4 paintings are on the walls of the stretching room.

8 styles of the song “Grim Grimming Ghosts” can be heard in the Haunted Mansion

200 objects can be found in the attic, including musical instruments and nautical artifacts.

Liberty Square Riverboat

1971 is the year the Liberty Square riverboats debuted.

1973 a new riverboat was put into service.

2007 is when the boats were refurbished.

9 feet deep is the depth of the Rivers of America.  How does the Liberty Belle float and traverse such shallow water? Well, believe it or not, the Liberty Belle riverboat actually rides along a rail that is attached to the riverbed below.

400 guests can ride the steam wheel paddleboat named the Richard F. Irvine which was the 1st boat built at the Walt Disney World on-site metal shop. 

15 minutes is the length of the trip on the Liberty Square Riverboats around Tom Sawyer Island on the river of America

700 degrees is the temperature of the Liberty Square Riverboat boiler.

1 steam engine powers everything on the Liberty Square River-boat, including lights and sounds.

113 feet long is the length of the Liberty Square Riverboat.

26 feet is the total width of the Liberty Square Riverboat.

46 feet tall is the height of the Liberty Square Riverboat.

1 smokestack is on the Irvine Liberty Square Riverboat, which is different than the Fowler & the Mark Twain riverboats.

6 months were needed to construct the 1st paddleboat, the Ir-vine, on WDW property. 

280 horsepower piston engine powers the Liberty Belle riverboat that is powered by steam.