Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln
Disneyland Resort's Disneyland Park
Walt Disney World's The Magic Kingdom
at Disneyland, but The Magic Kingdom has the much grander Hall of
In 1964 Walt Disney amazed audiences at the New York World's Fair
with the first human animatronic. Mr. Lincoln soon took up residence
at Disneyland in the Opera House on Main Street. The original speech
was made up of different lines taken from various speeches Lincoln
The attraction received a technology update in the 1980s and then,
in late 2001, an all new show was created which featured 3-D sound.
The audience wears headphones to experience the performance. The
new show title is "The Road to Gettysburg".
Trivia: The headphone technology was first used at the Disney/MGM
Studios in sound booths. The Studio would later experiment
with a Drew Carey attraction that used this technique. Disneyland
received the latest version of the system, this time using infrared