Haunted Mansion

The Haunted Mansion’s Backstory

The Haunted Mansion boasts 999 happy haunts, roaming its chilly halls and dancing through its ballroom. But what started the haunting? Why is the Haunted Mansion haunted? During development for the attraction, Imagineers floated tons of different ideas. There were tales of murder, abandonment, jealousy, limbo…all the ingredients for a great ghost story. But in […] Read more…

The Legend of Lafitte

The Legend of Lafitte

If you’re the type to take notice of even the tiniest details in Disneyland, you may have seen a familiar name scattered throughout New Orleans Square: Lafitte. There’s Lafitte’s Tavern (on Tom Sawyer Island): Laffite’s Landing (a different spelling) in Pirates of the Caribbean: And, of course, Lafitte’s Anchor (on the waterfront): So who is […] Read more…

Haunted Mansion

Haunted Mansion

August 1969 – present LOCATION New Orleans Square – If you follow the path along the Rivers of America, you will reach the Haunted Mansion once you pass the New Orleans Square station. The Haunted Mansion is at the end of New Orleans Square, just before Critter Country. BACKGROUND Although it was not part of […] Read more…