Scene and Heard

Localizing Titanic history, brewmasters, historians fundraise for Grove museum

Marion Wright wore this heavy, wool coat on her voyage to marry Grove fruit farmer Arthur Woolcot. After she survived the titanic's famous collision course, this coat was known among friends and family as "The Lucky Coat."

COTTAGE GROVE – It’s easy to wonder, rummaging through your great-grandmother’s closet, where the thick timeline of history intersects with yours. Lucky for Cottage Grove, the historians at the Cottage Grove Museum have uncovered the storied past of one Grover — Marion Wright Woolcott. 

In 1912, Marion took her lucky wool coat on . . .