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Old 09-10-2019, 10:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Elendil's Heir View Post
I can't think of any really stupid questions I've been asked more than once, but I once met a Gettysburg park ranger who shared some of his favorite dumb questions from over the years:

"Did the soldiers take cover behind the monuments during the battle?" (Uh, no, the monuments were built after the war)
"Why were so many battles fought in national parks?" (The battlefields became national parks later)
"Did the Americans win this battle?" (Yes, they did; they also lost it)
Wait, I heard another one regarding monuments are Gettysburg. Maybe you posted this elsewhere on SDMB??

Tourist seeing cannons pointed at a high angle: "Were these used as anti-aircraft guns during the battle?"