The Carleton Place Affiliation to the Titanic — The Rest of the Story

The Carleton Place Affiliation to the Titanic — The Rest of the Story


6280837845e99b9c246d1bed381f7a06.jpgIn December of 2011 the sale of this portrait of the Rice family portrait took place in the Berkeley Court Hotel, Dublin, on December 14.

Although time has elapsed since the mighty Titanic on her maiden voyage plunged to the bottom of the sea after a collision with an iceberg, the world has not ceased to shudder at the many tragedies of the disaster. About sixteen hundred lost their lives on that occasion and the proudest work of the shipbuilder was rendered a mockery when in combat with the worst perils of the ocean.

images (14)On December 18th Chris Redmond‎ posted:

Maybe this is old news to everybody except me ( no, me too said Linda)… but I learned today that one of the victims of the Titanic disaster in 1912 was born in Carleton Place. Master Eric Rice was born at Carleton Place, Ontario on 24 August 1905 and later…

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About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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