You Were Gone Before We Knew It

You Were Gone Before We Knew It (HM2MW)

Location: Oakland, MD 21550 Garrett County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 23.849', W 79° 22.903'

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The Children's Monument



No long farewell embraces,
No time to say goodbye,
You were gone before we knew it.
And no matter how we try,
Our tears can't build a stairway,
Nor our memories a lane,
That reaches up to Heaven,
To bring you home again.
So with each day's sunrise,
Each spring with flowers new,
We thank God for His blessings,
Those precious days with you.


Dedicated to the Memory of the Children who died on September 10, 1959, at the Mountain Lake Park railroad crossing on their way to school. May their families and friends know the Lord's peace.

Janet Deem, 12; Nancy Deem, 15; Merle Harvey, 11; Nancy Harvey, 12; Richard Hindle, 11; Lee Hoffman, 11; Shirley Lee, 12.
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HM NumberHM2MW
Series This marker is part of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) series
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 10:39am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 639346 N 4362136
Decimal Degrees39.39748333, -79.38171667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 23.849', W 79° 22.903'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 23' 50.94" N, 79° 22' 54.18" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 307 G St, Oakland MD 21550, US
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