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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. ...
... ground… and it appears that high ground is better, so I came away having learned something. We both felt less stupid when the guy behind us from Minnesota, said he didn’t really understand the whole thing either!!
We had bought tickets that included entry to three additional attractions as well as the battlefield tour. We had high hopes for the diorama, a lot of the people had talked it up….. It was probably state of the art shortly after ...
... for them"
Just as we're crossing a road, an Amish buggy passes
"Those buggies cost more than a car--maybe 40,000 dollars... because their all hand made" Jonathan informs me.
"40,000 dollars!... for a vehicle with no engine!" I respond in shock.
"Keep in mind, they're all hand-made"
It's actually quite a pleasant walk, with this perfectly straight path tunneling under the ...
... br> And where is that? It's the ruins of a World War II battle site.
World War II?! This is Pennsylvania, not Transylvania, right? How is that possible?
Yes, it's true. But it was a different sort of battle fought here. It was a battle of the mind. This is where German and Japanese prisoners were brought to be "questioned" at this secretive POW camp.
"Just asking them a few questions..." Tim says sardonically.
Little is left of the ...
... to see that for folks here Gettysburg isn't just about a historical battle. People are surprisingly friendly, even though I'm sure they get tired of the tourists who clog up their roads....
I don't want to just follow the official tour routes--and I'm glad I don't. Down a side street I come across something that's off the tourist route... something that gives me a key insight into this war: it's the cemetery for the black soldiers who died on the side of the Union. ...