PIGEON FORGE, TN (WDTN-WBDT) - The last of Titanic's original survivors are gone, but the desire to connect with the tragedy's heroes and victims 100 years later is as strong as ever.
The Titanic Museum Attraction is bridging the gap between centuries through the only formal U.S. ceremonies and tribute to the ship, its passengers and crew.
The tribute program will be staged on Saturday, April 14, at the Titanic Museum under the watchful eyes of children and grandchildren of those aboard the ship 100 years ago, providing a living connection one of the 20th centuries most captivating stories.
One of the ship's most famous passengers, Margaret Brown—known to many as "the unsinkable Molly Brown"—will be represented in Pigeon Forge by her granddaughter, Helen Benziger.
The Titanic Museum Attractions are located in Branson, Missouri, and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
The museums, immediately recognizable for their ship-shape design, are home to hundreds of artifacts from the ship and its survivors.
Since its opening in 2010 in Pigeon Forge the museum has welcomed 2 million visitors.
For additional information about the museums, visit HERE
Jim Bucher is in Pigeon Forge and will share his reports the week leading up to the April 15th anniversay on Bucher's Beat and Living Dayton. Make sure you join us.
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