to the official page of the
Titanic Festival 2012
in Watkins Glen, NY
|April 10 - 15, 1912 … the voyage of Titanic!
April 14&15, 2012 … a two-day event to respect, remember
and reflect upon those who sailed on the iconic liner and to honor
Elizabeth Barrett Rothschild, a Watkins Glen native and Titanic
survivor, as well as other local families whose lives were impacted
on that fateful day in 1912.
A steadfast group of area aficionados, dedicated to memorializing
and remembering Titanic, has planned a two-day slate of activities
that will reflect upon the most famous of ocean voyages.
Current plans call for a self-guided Tour of the Rothschild property
and mausoleum, maps will be available at the Harbor Hotel.
Atwater Estate Vineyards will hold a Friday evening Titanic themed
reception. There will be a Saturday afternoon Meet & Greet with
the attending descendents of 3 of the ship's passengers. A special
Titanic Wine Collectors Series will be created with souvenir bottles
available at the appropriate wineries A Gala Dinner at Watkins
Glen’s Harbor Hotel will be presented on Saturday evening.
Sunday will offer an All Faith Church Service, a final and
appropriate conclusion to a weekend filled with remembrances and
The highlight of the weekend will be held at the 4-Diamond Rated
Watkins Glen Habor Hotel. The Titanic Dinner presented by
Glenora Wine Cellars will be held on Saturday evening, April 14,
2012 - 100 years to the day that the last meals were served on
Titanic. More information on the dinner can be seen here.
Appropriately, the Schuyler County Historical Society will be the
beneficiary of all proceeds of the Festival.
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|Schedule of Events
VISIT Seneca Lake Wineries
to collect commemorative
(Glenora, Lakewood, JR Dill,
Atwater, Wagner, Zugibe)
4 to 7 PM
at Atwater Estate Vineyards
5055 St. Rt 414
(about 7 minutes out of Watkins)
including period clothing
108 N. Catherine St (Rt.14)
Montour Falls, NY
(5 minutes from Watkins)
Self-guided tours of the
(Maps available at
"Meet & Greet"
Watkins Glen Elementary
end of 15th Street
Reception & Dinner
Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel
Watkins Glen, NY
St. Mary's of the Lake Church
905 Decatur Street
Watkins Glen, NY