Saturday, January 1, 2011

Last Dinner on the Titanic/ Celebrating HVSA's Inaugural Year

The HVSA Board Celebrating our Inaugural Year! Left to Right: Jim Obergfell, J. Scott Keller, Leah Orr, Jennifer Capps, Vanessa Burkhart, Tiffany Benedict Berkson, David Buchanan (not shown: Aimee Rose Formo)

Hard to believe it's been so long since members of the Hoosier Chapter, Victorian Society in America set sail on the Titanic, but we certainly had a great time! And most importantly, we all lived to tell.

Cruise director giving some notes to passengers...

1st course

November 13, 2010- Elegantly attired passengers were greeted at The Propylaeum with scents and sounds such as Titanic's final passengers were treated to almost 100 years ago. What followed was course after course--eight in all--from the Titanic's 1st class dinner menu, as speaker, Craig Ware intermittently popped in to provide commentary on the clear night, sailing conditions and other insights.

After dinner, passengers were further entertained by Craig's brief talk about his experience as a Titanic enthusiast, and relative of some of the lost passengers. Craig's presentation was polished, informative and entertaining. Guests were so fascinated, they stayed long after dinner ended to have Craig answer their many questions.

Here are just a few highlights via photos, provided by Faith Blackwell, of Faith Blackwell Photography, LLC.

We again want to thank the passengers and the many businesses who contributed to this successful evening! It would not have been the same without the contributions of the following:

Faith Blackwell Photography, LLC, The Cork + Cracker, Rene's Bakery, Goose the Market, Colored Threads, Fancy Fortune Cookies, The Best Chocolate in Town, Engledow Group, Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, J. Scott Keller and etsy store, Preservation Station.

A toast to the HVSA's 1st successful year

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