It was put in there in 2001 rededicating the statue for Walt's 100th birthday.
Originally Posted by PragmaticIdealist
December 5th 2001
of the 100th anniversary
of his birth, the statue "Partners"
is rededicated as a tribute to the Dreams, Creativity and Vision of
whose legacy reaches into a new century
around the world and here,
"Where the Magic Began".
The Disneyland cast