Pigeon Forge in Sevier County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Titanicís Center Anchor
The center anchor weighed 16.8 US tons, almost twice the weight of the standard port and starboard anchors which weighed 8.84 US tons each. The replica of this anchor will give you an idea how massive the center anchor was on the Titanic.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters.
Location. 35° 49.25′ N, 83° 34.72′ W. Marker is in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, in Sevier County. Marker is on Parkway (U.S. 441), on the right when traveling south. Marker is located at the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2134 Parkway, Pigeon Forge TN 37863, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Titanic Eternal Flame (a few steps from this marker); Shiloh Church (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Shiloh Church (approx. half a mile away); Pine Grove Rural Community (approx. half a mile away); Wear's Fort (approx. one mile away); Fort Wear (approx. one mile away); Henderson Springs Resort Middle Creek United Methodist Church & Settlement (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pigeon Forge.
More about this marker. A photo, by Bruce Beveridge, at the bottom of the marker shows a man standing next to the actual anchor. It has a caption of “Titanic – The Ship Magnificent.”
Also see . . . The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912. EyeWitness to History.com website. (Submitted on August 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 603 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.