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Liberty Square exists only here at the Magic Kingdom, and no other Disney Park. Even when the park was in planning for opening in 1971, the bicentennial of the nation was drawing everyone’s imagination. The inclusion of this land was a means to differentiate the Magic Kingdom from Disneyland as well as another example to highlight Walt’s patriotic streak.
As you enter Liberty Square you find all manner of art and architecture from the colonial period of the United State. From New Amsterdam styling to Georgian architecture, the blend of styling paints a wonderful picture that you can become part of.
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It is hard to imagine that such a tranquil setting would be home to some grim grinning ghosts. But that is the very case as you move deeper into Liberty Square and find the Haunted Mansion looming over the waterfront.
One of the favorite attractions in all of the parks the Haunted Mansion is the only attraction that sits in four separate lands in the four major parks. This is a testament to the strength of the original design as well as the great facility for Imagineers to blend local traditions into all they build.
Let freedom ring
As you walk about the park, notice the little things that make this Magic Kingdom, truly magical. The Imagineers have added touches here and there to make sure that even the most observant guest can find new easter eggs with every visit.
If you look to the second floor window at the Hall of Presidents, you will notice 2 candles placed on the sill. This is a reference to Paul Revere and 2 if by sea.
If the British march by land or sea from the town to-night, hang a lantern aloft in the belfry arch of the North Church tower as a signal light,– one if by land, and two if by sea; And I on the opposite shore will be, ready to ride and spread the alarm through every Middlesex village and farm, for the country folk to be up and to arm. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Nothing escapes the Imagineers opportunity to add a little extra and make the experience just a little bit more special.