The unimaginable happened on April 15, 1912. RMS Titanic, which was supposed to be the "unsinkable ship," collided with an iceberg and sank.
Titanic's maiden voyage began on April 10 at Southhampton, England. The ship was en route to New York City when disaster struck, killing 1,517 passengers and crew members – more than half the number of people aboard the ship.
Kanawha County Public Library has a vast amount of information pertaining to the Titanic, and this reading map will help guide you:
Whichever path you choose, you can always explore the Titanic at the Kanawha County Public Library.