Rare time-lapse video shows construction of Disneyland

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Disneyland has been a Southern California staple since the mid-1950s.

As part of the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, Disney Parks released a rare time-lapse video that shows construction of the “Happiest Place on Earth.”

Construction on the park in Orange County began on July 16, 1954, and the park opened on July 17, 1955.