This week we take a journey back to the early days of Frontierland at Disneyland. We look at some attractions, exhibits, shops and restaurants, and some you maybe didn’t know existed. Disneyland opened in July of 1955, and then the old west was a popular theme for movies and television shows. One of those shows and characters was Davy Crockett. Although there was only a few episodes, the show became an instant hit and was a no brainer that there would be a Frontierland in Disneyland, and Davy Crockett would be a big part of it. We learn that there was a gun shop, a mineral shop and a place to buy Fritos in Disneyland. We also discover there was a building near where Haunted Mansion is now, and that building served friend chicken. To learn more take a listen to our show here, or Itunes, Stitcher radio and more. Also for show notes and more info on The Sweep Spot go to

The Sweep Spot is a podcast with former Disneyland cast members talking Disneyland history, stories, interviews, latest Disneyland Resort news and more.