Point Lookout Prison Camp, a War Memorial

Point Lookout Prison Camp, a War Memorial (HM1WOJ)

Location: Scotland, MD 20687 St. Mary's County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 4.408', W 76° 20.461'

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History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. - Maya Angelo
To the memories of our past
Who are patient and who wait,
True and faithful to the last,
For Easter morning sky,
When wrong's rock shall roll away
From the sepulcher of right,
And the right shall rise again
In the brightness of a light
That shall never fade away.
Beneath my feet ten thousand dead-
Oh! How I loved each known and nameless one!
Above their dust I bow my crownless head
and murmur; Father, still thy will be done
Ah! Father, Thou didst deck my own loved land
With all bright charms, and beautiful and fair;
But Foeman came, and with a ruthless hand
Spread ruin, wreck, and desolation there.
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HM NumberHM1WOJ
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Year Placed2008
Placed ByThe Point Lookout POW Descendents Organization
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, January 29th, 2017 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 382377 N 4214815
Decimal Degrees38.07346667, -76.34101667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 4.408', W 76° 20.461'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 4' 24.48" N, 76° 20' 27.66" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)301
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11655 Point Lookout Rd, Scotland MD 20687, US
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