Titanic Memorial Lighthouse
The Titanic was a ship of big dreams. It was the largest ship in the world with unparalleled luxury. It has over 2,000 people on board; some were immigrants hoping to live the American Dream. They were a diverse group from Britain, Ireland, Scandinavia, Central and Eastern Europe and Hong Kong. The tragedy of the Titanic has inspired poets and filmmakers.
One year after the Titanic sank, the Titanic Memorial Lighthouse was built in 1913. It was placed atop the Seamen’s Church. It had a time ball that dropped everyday at noon.
In 1976, the lighthouse was donated to South Seaport Museum and moved to Titanic Memorial Park in Manhattan.