Kings Landing is preparing audio and visual materials for use in its 50th anniversary exhibit and celebration. The exhibit will tell the history of Kings Landing, how it came to be, and the key players in its creation and development since the 1960s. The exhibit will welcome visitors to Kings Landing for years to come once completed in 2024. Additionally, Kings Landing will share content online in celebration of its 50th season throughout 2024.
In light of the upcoming 50th anniversary, we want to hear from the public. If you have rare images of Kings Landing, souvenirs from the early years, unique memories, or other personal connections with the Village and its history, please share with us. We invite you to complete the form below to type your story and upload images you would like to share to help us tell our story.
Kings Landing holds a significant place in many people’s lives. To avoid being overwhelmed with images and stories, here are some guidelines for the kinds of stories we would like to receive and the types of images we would like to see uploaded here.
Please note there is no guarantee we will use your story or images. We will only contact you if we are interested in learning more about your story or if we have questions about the images you provide.
Stories and memories from:
· visitors in the 1970s when Kings Landing first opened
· former staff, volunteers, and Visiting Cousins and Family Kin participants, staff and volunteers
· people who witnessed the moving of any buildings to or part of the development during the initial creation of Kings Landing
Types of images:
· early stages of development
· moving of buildings to Kings Landing
· the look of the Village in the late 1960s and early 1970s-1980s
· significant personal events (i.e. weddings celebrated at Kings Landing) or significant visitors (i.e. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II) at Kings Landing
Image upload details:
· Images must be in JPG or JPEG format.
· Your upload cannot exceed 16MB. Multiple uploads may be required. Or, please make note that you have more images to share in Question 5 of the survey.
· Please ensure images are clearly named/identified (i.e. “Moving of Hagerman House” rather than image001)