Archive for January, 2009

Half Price Until the End of March!

Note that this posting applies to 2009. As described earlier, we spent the weekend at movie theaters in the Gettysburg area, promoting Segways at the premier of Paul Blart: Mall Cop. We also handed out brochures announcing our March Madness offer: 2 for the price of 1 if you take a Western battlefield tour before […]

The Real “Rebel Yell”

You’ve seen plenty of still photographs from Gettysburg and maybe even early motion pictures of Civil War veterans in a parade.  But did you know that there is a video with audio of Gettysburg veterans talking?  To hear the actual voices of Civil War veterans is a jaw-dropping experience and, if you’re like us, it […]

Ken Burns

He hasn’t taken one of our tours yet (or given one!) but we bumped into Ken Burns at the Virginia State Memorial on Seminary Ridge on 11 Oct 2008.  Burns is the legendary director and producer of more than 20 documentary films.  He is perhaps best known for his nine-episode film series, The Civil War […]

Guide Profile: Gary Kross

This is the first in a series of biographies about the elite corps of Licensed Battlefield Guides who conduct tours on Segway Personal Transporters™ for Gary Kross has been a full-time Licensed Battlefield Guide (LBG) at the Gettysburg National Military Park for 23 years (since 1986) and is one of the most popular guides […]

Segways and “Paul Blart: Mall Cop”

You may have heard of the new movie, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, starring Kevin James (best known for his TV show, King of Queens).  The title character patrols a shopping mall, fighting crime and generally being a nuisance to shoppers, … on a Segway! This weekend, staff and friends of will be making appearances […]

Marc Summers

Last Fall we had a visit from Marc Summers, the veteran TV host and producer that some may remember from the green slime days of Double Dare on Nickelodeon.  More recently, Marc was the host of History IQ on the History Channel and now he is the host of the popular show Unwrapped on the […]


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