The Titanic Time ball inspired the Times Square Ball Drop on New Year’s Eve. Five minutes each day before noon the Time Ball atop the Titanic Memorial Lighthouse dropped.
The Titanic Memorial Lighthouse and Time Ball was built in 1913 to honor the Titanic victims. It stood above the Seamen’s Church in Manhattan. In 1976, the lighthouse and time ball were donated to South Seaport Museum and moved to Titanic Memorial Park in Manhattan.
The Friends of the Titanic launched a GoFundme fundraiser to restore the lighthouse on the 110th Anniversary of the tragedy on April 15, 2022. Join living relatives of the passengers and crew in preserving their memories by helping to restore the Titanic Memorial Lighthouse.
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