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Mrs. John Jacob Astor IV, the former Madeleine Talmadge Force, who survived the sinking of the Titanic while John Jacob Astor IV perished.

The #Titanic Memorial Lighthouse is a memorial to those who died when the steamship Titanic sank after collision with an iceberg on April 15, 1912

Milena Jesenska, Czech journalist, writer, editor and translator, who refused to abandon her Jewish friends and was deported with several of them to Ravensbruck concentration camp, where she died.

Cove Point Lighthouse is the oldest continuously operating lighthouse on the Chesapeake Bay.

An amazing man...General Joshua Chamberlain, hero of Little Round Top at Gettysburg, winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor, professor of rhetoric, Governor of Maine, and President of Bowdoin College. Also the character upon whom Jeff Daniel's character in Gettysburg was based.

Joseph Laroche and Juliette Lafargue were an intershade couple aboard the Titanic. As the ship sank, Joseph stuffed his coat with money & jewelry, took his pregnant wife and children to the deck and managed to get them into a lifeboat. He gave the coat to his wife, and said: “Here, take this, you are going to need it. I’ll get another boat. God be with you. I’ll see you in New York.” Joseph died in the sinking. He was the only victim of African Descent on the Titanic.

Kilgore Falls, Rocks State Park, Maryland. So I mostly posted this because my last name is Kilgore haha but it still looks pretty

c. 1910 Madeleine Astor, who survived the Titanic. Her husband, John Jacob Astor IV did not.

Miep Gies, who hid Anne Frank from the Nazi's during WWII, aged 100.