One would think Disneyland should be exploiting all of their other pirate-based properties in this piratical gold-rush era. Walt loved him some pirates - - why not bring them all to the party?:
Treasure Island - - Why not find room for Long John Silver and Ben Gunn out on Pirates' lair at Tom Sawyer Island (since the Frontier theme is getting the keelhaul anyway) - - Hell, why not just call this project a much snappier "Treasure Island?" instead? At least it keeps some literary merit and classic Walt Disney lineage. Construct the Admiral Benbow Inn instead of a fort. Even if it's more about Jack Sparrow, Treasure Island is a better name - - and why not issue treasure maps and let kids hunt for prizes out there?
Swiss Family Robinson - - The perfect reason to bring back the Robinson's Treehouse, but with the anti-pirate attack riggings and tiger pits, coconut bombs and pirate alarms!
Peter Pan - - This is the perfect time to bring back Captain Hook's Pirate Ship and Skull Rock in Fantasyland. Little kids want to play pirate too! And maybe Chicken of the Sea would gladly renew their sponsorship at this opportune time?