Many public lands suffer from visitors removing samples—artifacts, plants, etc.—from their visit, despite such actions are illegal under federal law. At Gettysburg, some scofflaws soon regret their actions, as the rocks they removed as souvenirs turn out to be cursed—allegedly.
Gettysburg warns visitors: Don’t take our rocks — ‘unless, of course, you want to be cursed’
By Sarah Larimer
The Washington Post
July 14, 2016