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Creepy True Tale Tuesday – Haunted Disney Land!

Many tourists travel to Disney Land, Florida, for its rides and attractions, but how many know that Disney land is also famous for its supernatural occurrences!

There is a strong belief amongst the Disney employees, that the place is inhabited by more than the Disney-created 999 attractions!. Female employees talk about ghosts that untie the ribbons in the cast members’ hair, Props move from one side of a room to the other and that the behind-the-scenes rooms in the Haunted Mansion that are so creepy employees avoid going inside all together.

Hauntings

Walt Disney

Walt had an apartment over the Fire Station on Main Street and died in 1966. A tribute to Walt is that the light in the window is never turned off. Before the tradition of leaving the light on began, a cast member turned off the light and left the room only to find the light turned on again when she returned. The story goes that she heard a voice that said, “I am still here.”
Space Mountain’s Mr. One Way

Reports are of a large man with red hair and a red face. The legend is that he sits in the seat next to single riders and disappears by the end of the ride. He has also been spotted in the cast member locker room.
Monorail Runner

In June of 1966, a teenager tried to sneak into Disneyland in the night by climbing a fence and crossing the Monorail track. When he was spotted by a security guard, the teenager ran. But he was struck and killed by the Monorail train. It is said that the ghost of the teenager can be seen at night running alongside the Monorail train.
Matterhorn Ghost

In 1984 a woman named Dolly Young was killed when she was thrown from the bobsled. Ever since her death, cast members who walk the tracks when the ride shuts down say they can hear her. Some of the cast members even call the section of track where Dolly died “Dolly’s Dip.”
The crying boy

The exit of the Haunted Mansion is said to be haunted by the ghost of a boy. They story goes that the boy’s mother spread her son’s ashes in the Haunted Mansion without Disneyland’s permission. Legend has it that the ghostly boy also appears on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride.
The man with the cane

A small plane crashed in the 1940s in Anaheim, and the pilot is now believed to be haunting the Haunted Mansion. According to seeksghosts.blogspot, a cast member saw the man with the cane at the loading dock where guests board doom buggies.
The woman in white

A women dressed in a 19th century gown has been spotted on Main Street after dark. Legend has it that she guides lost children to the Disneyland Baby Care Centre where they can be reunited with their parents.
The spirit in the river

In June of 1973, two brothers stayed on Tom Sawyer’s Island after the park closed. They tried to escape by swimming across the Rivers of America. The older brother drowned. Cast members have seen a ghostly figure rippling the water.
The ghost of a teenager who prefers blondes

A teenager was killed on the People Mover ride in 1967. Legend has it that his ghost haunts Tomorrowland (the People Mover closed in 1995). The ghost reportedly grabs the hair of blonde guests.
Scared to Death?

Construction on the Haunted Mansion began in 1963, and the story goes that one of the first test guests was so scared that she died of a heart attack inside the mansion. Her death, legend has it, led to the closing of construction until 1969.

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