Yes, another Revolutionary War museum post…..

 

But there was so much to see and I’m not even covering an eighth of it.

 

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Oh, stop.

A little knowledge won’t hurt you, although these might.

 

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While I’m not a general fan of firearms…

 

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Even I had to admit they were beautiful in the 18th century.

 

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The silver work was lovely.

 

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And the under sides of the butt caps really did have grimacing faces… but the lighting, the glass cases, and the reflections prevented any of my pictures from being post worthy.

 

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Everywhere you looked you were surrounded by history.

 

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Which is basically my nerdy idea of heaven.

When I die? I want to find out who killed JFK, how the pyramids were built and the location of ancient Troy.

 

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And trust me, I have a lot of shoes.

 

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Impressive, right?

 

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There was even a tree of knowledge. If only I could spread some of it’s seeds in our nation’s capitol today…..

 

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Naturally we had to check out the surround sound movie.

 

 

 

Complete with battle scene sequence smoke rolling by on the floor.

 

 

 

And in my experience?

There are very few museums who actively instruct you to touch their balls.

 

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Yup.

 

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Seriously big balls.

 

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This now concludes the indoor museum section of our trip to Yorktown, Virginia.

Well, wait….

Maybe just one more thing.

 

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Because who doesn’t love 244 year old rat skulls?

 

24 thoughts on “Yes, another Revolutionary War museum post…..”

  1. Those pistoles couldn’t hit the side of a barn… which is why the casualty rate of the civil war was so high: Rifling had been discovered but the tactics were still those of weaponry with little accuracy…

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  2. I had big balls like that, but they had 3 holes in them and were called bowling balls. If you thought I meant something else, you should keep your mind out of the gutter, like I (usually) did with my balls when I went bowling. In fact, I knocked down so many pins that the other guys on the bowling team said that’s great, but it would be even better if I knocked them down in my own lane.

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