Historical Society to hear the story of Alma Paulson, passenger on the Titanic

LACONIA — The Laconia Historical & Museum Society April lecture program on Monday, April 16 at 7 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library will feature the story of Alma Paulson, a passenger on the Titanic, presented by Warren Clement.

The RMS Titanic was a passenger liner that struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic Ocean on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City. This year marks the 100th anniversary of one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in ...

LACONIA — The Laconia Historical & Museum Society April lecture program on Monday, April 16 at 7 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library will feature the story of Alma Paulson, a passenger on the Titanic, presented by Warren Clement.

The RMS Titanic was a passenger liner that struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic Ocean on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City. This year marks the 100th anniversary of one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history.

The Titanic was the largest passenger steamship in the world at the time. Four days after setting sale for New York City, with 2,223 people on board, she hit an iceberg at 11:40 p.m. on April 14, 1912 and sank at 2:20 a.m. on the morning of April 15. 1,517 people were lost.

Admission is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Donations are gratefully accepted.