Marceline in Linn County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Coming to Marceline
Elias [Disney] purchased 45 acres in Marceline from his brother Robert at a price of $125 an acre, promising installment payments with money he was to receive for houses in Chicago that Flora had designed and he had built.
In the spring of 1906, the Disney family packed up their belongings and moved to Missouri.
Location. 39° 43.915′ N, 92° 56.636′ W. Marker is in Marceline, Missouri, in Linn County. Click for map. Marker is along the trail leading from the parking lot to The Happy Place replica, on the former Disney homestead, located off Broadway about 150 feet west of Missouri Avenue (Missouri Highway 5). Marker is in this post office area: Marceline MO 64658, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Dreaming Tree (a few steps from this marker); Walt Disney on Marceline (within shouting distance of this marker); The "So Dear To My Heart" Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); Walt Disney's "Barn Circus" (within shouting distance of this marker); The Happy Place (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Disney Home World Wars Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Santa Fe 2546 (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marceline.
Also see . . . Walt Disney Hometown Museum. (Submitted on July 29, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.