Location: Emporium, Main Street USA, Disneyland.
A tribute to Walt's father, Elias Disney. In addition to being a General Contractor, Elias was known to have worked a variety of odd jobs (including carpenter, farmer, machinist, mailman, musician & railroad crewman). Elias married Flora Call on January 1, 1888, in Acron, Florida (about 50 miles from where Walt Disney World is currently located). Together the Disney's had five children, Herbert Arthur Disney, Raymond Arnold Disney, Roy Oliver Disney, Walter Elias Disney & Ruth Flora Disney.
Irish-Candian Elias Disney was born in Bluevale, Ontario, February 6, 1859. He never saw Disneyland, but lived to witness Walt's success as an animator, having died September 13, 1941 in Hollywood, California.