It was big news, apparently, when a group of people decided that they would defy the closing of Gettysburg National Military Park and walk across the battlefield this morning. Here’s one image from the newspaper coverage of the event:
A real feel-good moment, right? Well, for these folks, it was.
Indeed, we’d see the two gentlemen standing just above the “Do Not Enter” sign just a little bit later, when someone chose to post this:
As those of you who have been to this place on Little Round Top know, you aren’t supposed to stand on the rock where the Warren monument is located. Nor does it help that it’s a wet day. Having been on Little Round Top during just such weather, I know that it can get slippery (although I’ve never slipped, I have seen others slip, and a few people take bad tumbles).
This image ignited quite the conversation on Facebook (sorry, folks, if you don’t have a FB account and can’t link to it, that’s your choice). Here’s a taste of it:
Where do you stand (so to speak)?