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Guideless

April 2024
1min read

The April article “Tales of a Gettysburg Guide” makes things there sound better than they are. I visited Gettysburg on a Sunday (March 27) and asked for a guide—even hoped for Mr. Wensyel.

Lo and behold! At 11:00 A.M. only two guides had reported in and no more were expected. Your readers should know that guides come and go as they please, when they please. Further, there seems to be no attempt to have a reasonable number of guides on hand. None responded to calls that were made for them: “Don’t call us, we’ll call you” was the attitude.

I wonder, would a privately run business operate this way?

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