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Willimantic Mayor Ernest Eldridge’s Live RMS Titanic Exhibit

September 23 @ 8:00 am - November 5 @ 5:00 pm

The Windham Historical Society will be presenting Willimantic Mayor Ernest Eldridge’s Live RMS Titanic Exhibit. The event will run every weekend between Saturday, September 23nd and Sunday, November 5th at the Jillson House Museum, located at 627 Main St. in downtown Willimantic.

Guests will be privy to a collection of artifacts pertaining to and from the actual vessel, RMS Titanic, the infamous passenger liner once billed “unsinkable” which struck an iceberg and sank on her maiden voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in 1912. The exhibit is curated by the mayor himself, owner and operator of “Eldridge Auctions” in Willimantic.

An elegant gala will also be held by the Windham Historic Society on Sunday, October 1st, from 2 to 4PM. A ten dollar admission secures attendees a seat for a fully-costumed reenactment of life aboard the Titanic by Eldridge and his wife and fellow auctioneer, Anita Sebestyen. Wine, champagne, non-alcoholic punch and a smorgasbord of cheeses will be served as befitting first-class passengers aboard the luxury ocean liner.

Event to run weekends between Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, November 5, 10AM – 3PM on Saturdays and Noon – 3PM on Sundays. Gala on October 1, 2-4PM.

$5 admission to weekend exhibit.

$10 admission to Gala event. Raffle contest to be held free of charge.


September 23 @ 8:00 am
November 5 @ 5:00 pm
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Diane Nadeau


The Jilson House Museum
627 Main St.
Willimantic, CT 06226 United States
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