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Marceline in Linn County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The “So Dear To My Heart” Barn

 
 
The "So Dear To My Heart" Barn Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2013
1. The "So Dear To My Heart" Barn Marker
Inscription.

In 1949 Walt Disney released the film "So Dear To My Heart," which takes place in the early 1900's - the same period as Walt's childhood.

In the movie, one of the structures on the farm was a barn. It was a set designed and built according to Walt's recollection of his family's barn in Marceline.

 
Location. 39° 43.949′ N, 92° 56.646′ W. Marker is in Marceline, Missouri, in Linn County. Touch 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. Walt Disney's "Barn Circus" (here, next to this marker); Walt Disney on Marceline (here, next to this marker); The Happy Place (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dreaming Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Coming to Marceline (within shouting distance of this marker); Disney Home (about 700 feet
Markers on Trail Leading to Walt Disney's Happy Place (replica) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Markers on Trail Leading to Walt Disney's Happy Place (replica)
away, measured in a direct line); World Wars Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Santa Fe 2546 (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marceline.
 
Also see . . .
1. Walt Disney Hometown Museum. (Submitted on July 29, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. "So Dear to My Heart" Movie Info. (Submitted on July 29, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EntertainmentMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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