GDG- NPS & slavery segway to Farnsworth

CWMHTours at aol.com CWMHTours at aol.com
Tue Jan 3 09:16:41 CST 2012


Looked at the statue couple 100 times in 29 years.  I  really don't recaqll 
fighting slaves among the scenarios.
 
Your  Most Obedient Servant,
Peter  

 
In a message dated 1/3/2012 8:30:10 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
jlawrence at kc.rr.com writes:

Esteemed  GDG Member Contributes:

----- Original Message ----- 
From:  <CWMHTours at aol.com>
To: <gettysburg at arthes.com>
Sent:  Monday, January 02, 2012 11:23 PM
Subject: Re: GDG- NPS & slavery  segway to Farnsworth


> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>  Actually,  FYI, it is not at his front door, particularly  since  the
> building has two front doors, just like the White House.   What  you 
would 
> call his
> front door is actually the East  Front facing the Potomac and  DC.  The
> Unknown plot is maybe  300 ft. SSW of the West Front, or what some  
people 
>  would
> call the "back door".

I am devestated.
>
>  The Memorial says there are 2111 unknowns buried there.   For  an
> interesting but too complicated reason for here I believe that  there are 
> a lot more
> than 2111 Unknowns there.  There  are, however, 2111 human skulls  
stacked 
> up
> nice and  neat, all parallel and perpendicular to each  other.  I am
>  confident that that is why they chose that number for the   inscription.
>
> The  Memorial section is visible on  satelite.map.

Thanks for the information.
>
> Also, over by  the "Confederate Section" there is no gravel  service drive
> for  dump trucks and such .  Just the  normal grass, drives, and graves,  
> and
> Ft Myer.
>
> If people think there is too  much NPS emphasis on slavery at  the Gtysbg 
> VC
> then the  NPS also has too much at Arlington.

Gravel section. It is right behind  the confederate section, though it is 
gated.

At least you did not  talk about the fighting slaves on the  memorial.
Regards,

Jack

What about  fransworth.
>
> In a message dated 1/2/2012 10:41:42 P.M. Eastern  Standard Time,
> jlawrence at kc.rr.com writes:
>
>  Esteemed  GDG Member Contributes:
> Well.
>
> The  Cemetary is in Bobby Lee's front  yard, after all.....
>
>  Over 2,000 unknowns are buried right outside his  front  door.
>
> There are a a quarter million stories IN the cemetary,  but  we are 
talking
> about the story OF the  Cemetary.
>
> BTW, I am glad  someone knows how many are  buried in the Cemetary, 
because
> the folks at  the cemetary sure  do not know.
> Regards,
>
> Jack
>
> Did  Elon  Farnsworth have the right idea, even if the execution was  weak
> and
> ineffective?
>
>
> ----- Original  Message ----- 
> From:  <CWMHTours at aol.com>
> To:  <gettysburg at arthes.com>
> Sent:  Monday, January 02, 2012  9:13 PM
> Subject: Re: GDG- NPS &   slavery
>
>
>> Esteemed GDG Member  Contributes:
>> So over 1/4  million people buried in Arlington  and the big  story is
> about
>>   slavery?
>>
>> Give me a break.
>>
>>  Your  Most  Obedient Servant,
>>  Peter
>>
>>
>> In a message dated  1/2/2012  8:49:48 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
>> stueypark at hotmail.com   writes:
>>
>> Esteemed  GDG Member  Contributes:
>>
>>  If Gettysburg shouldn't have  information about  slavery we might want 
>> to
>> get  all that pesky context out of other National  Parks too.  Who goes  
to
>> Independence Hall to learn about taxation? who goes   to  Fort McHenry to
>> learn
>> about impressment? Who  goes to  Fort Sumter to learn  about  secession?
>>
>>
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