New Jersey's Absecon Lighthouse has acquired memorabilia and exhibit material relating to the famed Titanic, which sank on April 15, 1912 after striking an iceberg.
The collection valued at more than $150,000 was originally assembled in the 1990s by Donna Andersen and John Glassey and was intended to be part of a traveling exhibit.
The collection is larger than what the lighthouse has room to display and most of it will be put in storage to be displayed on a rotating basis.
One of the major artifacts is a 25-foot life boat believed to have been from the Titanic. The boat will be being kept in safe storage until a proper and secure display can be built to protect and preserve it for public viewing.
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