An Irish 19 year-old man boarded the Titanic with a small bottle of holy water given to him by his mother. As the ship was going down he wrote a farewell message to the world and signed it with his name and hometown. The bottle went down with the young man. Almost a year after the sinking, the bottle washed ashore. In Ireland. Very close to his family home.
Now I can’t get this song out of my head:
Stop back tommorrow for more interesting Titanic Facts and mark your calendar for Titanic: 100 Years Later at the Fairmount Branch on April 12 at 6:30 p.m.