/ Sunday, November 25th, 2007

The Port Of Entry was a store located in the Walt Disney World Village in the early 1980’s which could be considered the predecessor to Epcot’s World Showcase.

Here, merchandise from around the world was sold, including items from Europe, Mexico, India, Guatemala, Asia and Africa.

European items included Delft (Dutch) goods such as windmills and piggy banks; Mexican goods consisted of pinatas, clay pots and figurines; carved items, toys and other jewerly came from India; pots and baskets were imported from Guatemala; leather goods, jewelry and marble came from Africa and the Orient.

The store was found near the Captain’s Tower and Village marina