Unfortunately for these students, however, the Electric Map at Gettysburg is now a memory. It was shut down in 2008 and sold off at auction. No more red and blue blinking lights. No more “voice of God.” No more cymbals crashing. No more heart pounding through chest.
That’s OK. I doubt if today’s kids could have handled it.
I’ll catch you in two …
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