Historic Markers Across Georgia



Circus Train Wreck Memorial



Marker ID:  
Location: 1000 Victory Drive, Columbus, GA
County: Muscogee
Coordinates: N 32° 27.058    W 084° 58.701
  32.45096666    -84.97835
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Circus Train Wreck Memorial
Con. T. Kennedy Shows


In memory of their comrades
who lost their lives
in a railroad wreck near Columbus, GA.
Nov. 22, 1915.


Reverse


We'll not forget thee, we who stay
To work a little longer here.
Thy name, thy faith, thy love shall lie
On memory's tablet, bright and clear;
And when o'er wearied by the toil of life
Our heavy limbs shall be,
We'll come and, one by one, lie down
Upon dear mother earth with thee.


1916 by Employees of the Con T. Kennedy Shows.



 
Notes:

For more information

Atlas Obscurta - Circus Train Wreck Victims Memorial

GenDisaster.com - Columbus, GA Carnival Train In Head On Collision, Nov 1915


 

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