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Pigeon Forge in Sevier County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Titanicís Center Anchor

 
 
Titanicís Center Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2012
1. Titanicís Center Anchor Marker
Inscription.
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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2134 Parkway, Pigeon Forge TN 37863, United States of America.
 
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); Wear's Fort (approx. one mile away); Fort Wear (approx. one mile away); Henderson Springs Resort (approx. 1.4 miles away); Early Pigeon Forge (approx. 2.6 miles away); Unionists Within the Confederacy (approx. 2.6 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.
Titanicís Center Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2012
2. Titanicís Center Anchor Marker
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.) 
 
Categories. Disasters
 
Titanicís Center Anchor image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2012
3. Titanicís Center Anchor
This was one of three anchors that were on the RMS Titanic.
Marker at the Titanic Museum image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2012
4. Marker at the Titanic Museum
This two-story museum shaped like the RMS Titanic. The Anchor marker can be seen on the left of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 505 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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