The late Robert Fisk, the acclaimed British journalist who wrote Pity The Nation: Lebanon at War, wrote that at least 13 Lebanese from Kfarmishki set sail aboard the ill-fated Titanic and perished. There is said to have been only one survivor from Kfarmishki.
Other reports say there were 16 Kfarmishki natives aboard the ocean liner and that 2 survived.
In the Kfarmishki municipality, you can find ruins of a Roman temple that is included in the group of Temples of Mount Hermon. An orientalist named Edward Robinson visited the village in 1852 and wrote about his visit. He mentioned the existence of two Roman sarcophagi in the area.
Interestingly, the Toronto-based instrumental band Sultans of String has a song called “Road to Kfarmishki”. According to the band, the family of one of its members, Chris McKhool, is originally from Kfarmishki.
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