ASHEBORO – Hear some of the 2,228 stories of people aboard the Titanic and view memorabilia from the ill-fated ocean liner, in “Titanic: Ship of Dreams,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at the Asheboro library.
Belmont Abbey College professor Dr. Melinda E. Ratchford will present a
glimpse into the world of 1912 and the amazing people who boarded the most
luxurious and largest ship in the world, and sailed into immortality.
Ratchford, who has visited locations associated with the ship — including Belfast,
Southampton and the sinking site in the North Atlantic — also will show off her
extensive collection of Titanic
talk is free and the public is invited. It is made possible by funding from the
North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide non-profit and affiliate of the
National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Friends of the Library.
library is located at 201 Worth Street. For further information, call