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... Gettysburg was another private museum that had lots of cool stuff. Not all was related to the civil war, they had several displays about the world wars, various presidents, and people. There were artifacts from Hitler's Eagle's Nest that were interesting.
We snapped a few pictures, they don't really show the vastness of the displays. They had Marilyn Monroe's white lacy Bra. Off course had to get a snap of that. For the ones interested, 36C. ...
... warning of the evils of taking your kids trick or treating. Inside are books, pamphlets, tracts that basically demonize every belief, religion and demonination different from theirs. Quite a contrast with the inclusive vibe I sensed in nearby Shiremanstown. Now that I've explored so many Main Streets in the region, I must say Mechanicsburg Main Street seems even worse than I remember it. Immediately behind Main ...
... that's about The Trail." They tell me, "we have our own vocabulary and everything. I love this job because we never know who we're going to meet--the other day a family of seven came by--they were all hiking the trail together!"
I explained a bit about my personal "Trail" and played my anthem song "It Means Nothing". They kindly gave me an Appalachian Trail bandana. It was heartwarming to feel an instant connection with people who share ...
... once an Indian tribe attacked a homestead and captured a 15 year old girl. Afterwards she chose to stay with the tribe, married and spent her life with them. Sounds like a story I'd like to learn more about...
As I do my parkbench concert, about 12-15 people go jogging past. This would be perfectly normal if I were, say, in Switzerland, but in small town Pennsylvania, this is quite a pleasant surprise.
... narration to watch the scenes and events unfold before you. Don't worry, no history lesson here. You can google if you want to. Did you know that in the State Library of Victoria there is a cyclorama of Melbourne in the 1840s? Its a much smaller one (100 feet compared to the Gettysburg one which is 377 feet in circumference and 42 feet high). The museum in Gettysburgh is designed specifically to house it and to exhibit same permanently. The museum was pretty good as well with the ...