Well, Thomas Wolfe was right, of course. But I would enjoy visiting this place in person to do just as you did. Simply stand there. I would never reach for a camera. Never. Nor would I expect to be struck by a bolt of AA lightening that would forever improve my compositions or printing skills.
No, it would really not be about the three holes in the ground. It would be more about quietly gaining some historical perspective of the medium. No one can even begin to anticipate where they want to go until they understand where they have been. There is no worse advice than, "Never look back."