Marceline, Missouri and our story is the story of America.
For well over 100 years, people have been drawn here for our
rich land, rail heritage and our warm people.
We are the
story of the American Railroad.
founded in 1888 along the Santa Fe line and the railroad
truly shaped our story. Named for the wife of a
railroad administrator, our community and its prosperity
were tied to the line.
We are the story
of the American Coal Miner.
numerous mines and all the support industries that went
alongside them, ours is a community of loyal employees, a
hearty work ethic and deep, deep roots. The fuel from
our soil powered the rail, and helped to connect the west.
We are the story
of the American Dreamer.
At the turn of the century, Elias Disney brought his family
here to start a farm, and was drawn to this place by the
values of this community. It was on that farm that his
son Walt's imagination was born. That ingenuity and
creativity is still thriving in our publishing and
manufacturing industries today.
Marceline, Missouri and we are proud of our amazing past.
We are proud to tell the tale of how the rail has woven
together so much of our history. We are proud to have
preserved the best of Small Town America. We are proud
to be the home of dreamers. And we are proud of the
vision we are crafting for our future.
We invite you to
discover this place we call home. Sit along Walt
Disney's Dream Tree, and see the place that inspired an
American Legacy. Visit our shops, grab a bite in our
traditional corner cafe, and feel the warmth of a true
classic. Spend a day here and you'll know what we mean
when we say:
America. Perfectly Imagined