Women's Titanic Memorial
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Women's Titanic Memorial information
Set in Waterside Park, the red-granite memorial honors the men who sacrificed their lives to save the women and children aboard the sinking ship. The statue's outstretched arms look a lot like Kate Winslet's pose in the 1997 film Titanic, but the sculptor carved it in 1931.