This is the first of a two-part series (find Part II here) chronicling every location that Walt Disney ever lived in.
This part will focus on the timeline of his early days, growing up in the mid-west, until his early twenties when he moved out west to break in to show business.
Each location in the below list links to a page with details of major events in Walt’s life at that time and tells the story of his upbringing which formed and shaped his personality and drove specific interests that are evident in his career path.
Click each address to read more about how the location was played a significant role in his life.
- 1901-1906: Birthplace, 2156 N Tripp Ave, Chicago, IL
- 1906-1911: 275 W Broadway St, Marceline, MO
- 1911-1914: 2706 E 31st St, Kansas City, MO
- 1914-1917: 3028 Bellefontaine Ave, Kansas City, MO
- 1917-1918: 1523 West Ogden Avenue, Chicago, IL
- 1918-1919: Walt lives in France while serving in the Red Cross Ambulance Corps
- 1919-1923: 3028 Bellefontaine Ave, Kansas City, MO
- 1923: Walt boards a train destined for Hollywood.
- Check out the rest of Walt’s timeline in Part II!
Check it out and let us know what you think in the comments below or on any of the individual location pages!