Walt Disney Marceline Missouri

December 5, 1901

Innovator of animated cartoons, theme parks, and more, Walt Disney from Marceline and Kansas City was born on this day.


Inside Walt Disney’s Life in Marceline

Very little remains of the once massive cottonwood tree Walter Elias Disney called his “Dreaming Tree.” The coarse, woody debris is an anchor tying a small town in Missouri to the pioneer of the American entertainment industry.