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Tom Sawyer Island Frontierland Magic Kingdom

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Introduction | Attraction | Touring Tips | Kids and Characters | Dining | Shopping | Interesting Facts INTRODUCTION Located across the Rivers of America in Frontierland and accessible only by raft, Tom Sawyer Island offers children a fun place to run and explore and blow off steam, while grown-ups can sit and sip a cool … Continue reading "Tom Sawyer Island Frontierland Magic Kingdom"
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Hidden Mickeys at Tom Sawyer Island, Magic Kingdom

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Tom Sawyer Island is a huge playground for kids (and adults like me). Not surprisingly, Disney placed some cool Hidden Images here. Let’s start at the very back of the island, at Fort Langhorn. What do you think of this image? It’s hanging on the left side of the outside wall of the Blacksmith’s shop … Continue reading "Hidden Mickeys at Tom Sawyer Island, Magic Kingdom"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Tom Sawyer Island

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Tom Sawyer Island is full of childhood fantasies. Tunnels, trails, bridges with surprises, an abandoned mine, frontier fort and a rustic mill. Each of these areas have a sign written by Tom Sawyer like the one below about Harper’s Mill which can be seen from the shore of Frontierland. This week Barrie and Lisa will … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Tom Sawyer Island"
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Tom Sawyer Island

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I suspect that when most of you are planning your vacation to Walt Disney World, Tom Sawyer Island isn’t high on your “must see” list. More likely, you’re thinking about which resort to stay at, where to eat, character meet-and-greets, and possibly a ride on Space Mountain and Kilimanjaro Safaris. But you probably won’t even … Continue reading "Tom Sawyer Island"
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Tom Sawyer Island – Part 2

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Entrance sign to Fort Langhorn on Tom Sawyer Island.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/250s, f/8, ISO 200, 0 EV, 18mm Focal length, Tripod Continuing on with our tour of Tom Sawyer Island, this week we’ll explore the Fort Langhorn island. Fort Langhorn is a re-creation of a frontier fort found around the time of Mark Twain (aka Samuel … Continue reading "Tom Sawyer Island – Part 2"
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Tom Sawyer Island – Part I

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Tom Sawyer Island (or TSI for short) is billed as a giant-sized playground geared to youngsters. I would like to add it’s a wonderful place for photographers. Many interesting and challenging subjects await you to capture, lots of activities for the kids and unique views of Frontierland and Liberty Square. Tom Sawyer Island is actually … Continue reading "Tom Sawyer Island – Part I"
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Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island Frontierland Disneyland

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FROM DISNEYLAND TO THE MOVIES AND BACK AGAIN! 'PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN' FEVER SPREADS BEYOND THE FILM AND ATTRACTION TO NEW INTERACTIVE DISNEYLAND ADVENTURES ANAHEIM, Calif. May 22, 2007 — A longtime favorite Disneyland Resort attraction is reopening May 25 with new swashbuckling adventures as Captain Jack Sparrow and his gaggle of mates take over … Continue reading "Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island Frontierland Disneyland"
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Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island Frontierland Disneyland

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Introduction | Attraction | Touring Tips | Kids/Characters | Dining | Shopping | Interesting Facts INTRODUCTION Adventurers both young and not-so-young can explore this pirate paradise – making their way through spooky caves, climbing through treehouses and even finding pirate treasure.   ATTRACTION Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island is located in the middle of … Continue reading "Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island Frontierland Disneyland"
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Tom Nabbe, Disneyland’s Tom Sawyer, had a big hand in bringing Walt Disney World’s monorail system to life

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Tom Nabbe poses for a photo in 1957 on Tom Sawyer Island. [Courtesy of Tom Nabbe] CHUCK SCHMIDT / Still Goofy about Disney AllEars.Net Guest Blogger To many people, riding the monorail at Walt Disney World is one of those must-do experiences when they make it down to the Vacation Kingdom of the World. For … Continue reading "Tom Nabbe, Disneyland’s Tom Sawyer, had a big hand in bringing Walt Disney World’s monorail system to life"
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