A Local Family Connection to Titanic

Laconia’s Warren Clement will present the story of Alma Paulson, a passenger on the Titanic, and his family connection, Wednesday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m. in Taylor Community’s Woodside Building. This free event is open to the public.

The RMS Titanic was a passenger liner that struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City – one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history. At the time, the Titanic was the largest passenger steamship in the world. April 14, 1912 at 11:40 p.m. with 2,223 passengers on board and four days after setting sail, she hit an iceberg. The ship sank at 2:20 a.m. April 15 and 1,517 people were lost.

 

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