GDG- Gettysburg Movie Question
amills at jplcreative.com
Mon Jan 30 11:50:11 CST 2012
As my physics teacher would tell us, everything is relative (take for instance, it appears you and I are not moving, but relative to sun, we are moving in many different directions at the same time). If you lived in Valley Forge, it might not be considered close, but when it takes you a few hours to get to Valley Forge, 15 - 20 minutes is relatively "close" :-)
I remember trying to find it on our way from Fonthill to Valley Forge. I got directions on the internet so we could stop, but couldn't locate the road and next thing I knew, we were in Valley Forge and didn’t feel like backtracking.
At any rate: thanks for the information.
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Andy: Depends on what you mean by close - but yes, not too far. It is in Norristown along the Schuylkill River. Zook, Hartranft and Slemmer are buried there also. The cemetery was allowed to decay for years. The Historical Society of Montgomery County owned the Hancock tomb site, but not the cemetery. They purchased it about 12 years ago and have been trying to restore it every since. I'm on the board of the HS and have been involved in helping with the restoration since about 1995 before the HS purchased it.
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