Apr 22



The view from the monument to the 20th Maine Infantry Regiment will no longer be obstructed by Port O Potties at the foot of the slope. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 8:00 AM on Sunday, April 17, 2011.

The Joshua Chamberlain Memorial Restrooms have been moved from the south side of Little Round Top to the north side. We are pleased that this move has finally been made to no longer continually pollute one of the most famous/infamous places at Gettysburg.



Wright Avenue runs from left to right in this view. On this (north) side of Wright Avenue are three parking spaces. On the other (south) side of Wright Avenue, in the enter of this view is where the restrooms were located last year. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 8:00 AM on Sunday, April 17, 2011.



Those restrooms have now been moved to the north side of Little Round Top. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 8:00 AM on Sunday, April 17, 2011.



While we’re at the southern slope of Little Round Top, we should note that we have had a lot of rain the last couple of days. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 8:00 AM on Sunday, April 17, 2011.



The previous location of the restrooms is on the left of Wright Avenue. The new pond of water is to the right of Wright Avenue. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 8:00 AM on Sunday, April 17, 2011.



The combination of heavy rain and the new road improvements have probably helped to trap the water here for awhile. Sykes Avenue is going up Little Round Top. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 8:00 AM on Sunday, April 17, 2011.



So enjoy the 20th Maine Reflecting Pool while you can. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 8:00 AM on Sunday, April 17, 2011.



So to get to the new location of the restrooms, after you leave the summit of Little Round Top, and you are driving down the north slope of Little Round Top…This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 8:00 AM on Sunday, April 17, 2011.



…you will come to the intersection of Sykes Avenue and the Wheatfield Road (running right to left) and Sedgewick Avenue, which is continuing north (away from the camera). This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 8:00 AM on Sunday, April 17, 2011.



Make a right turn on the Wheatfield Road. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 8:00 AM on Sunday, April 17, 2011.



The restrooms are on the left (north) side of the Wheatfield Road with plenty of parking. This view was taken facing east at approximately 8:00 AM on Sunday, April 17, 2011.



There are two Port O Potties and a garbage can. This view was taken facing southeast at approximately 8:00 AM on Sunday, April 17, 2011.



Both of the Port O Potties are handicap accessible. This view was taken facing southeast at approximately 7:00 AM on Thursday, July 9, 2010.



The fact that they are from the Chamberlin and Wingert Company won’t mean as much to visitors as they did on the south side of Little Round Top where Colonel Chamberlain fought. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 8:00 AM on Sunday, April 17, 2011.



The brown lattice work… This view was taken facing west at approximately 8:00 AM on Sunday, April 17, 2011.



…surrounds the Port O Potties on three sides in that elusive military maneuver known as a double envelopment. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 8:00 AM on Sunday, April 17, 2011.


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