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7 edition of The Historic Christmas Tree Ship found in the catalog.

The Historic Christmas Tree Ship

A True Story of Faith, Hope And Love

by Rochelle Pennington

  • 207 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Pathways Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transportation,
  • Holidays - Christmas & Advent,
  • Maritime History,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • Holidays - Christmas

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8581182M
    ISBN 100974081019
    ISBN 109780974081014
    OCLC/WorldCa56756034

    There is even a children’s book about ship. Many publications about the Christmas Tree Ship can be found on But the most interesting one to me is the account described on the Wisconsin Historical Society's website (link is below) that states that a . Pennington's two books, "The Christmas Tree Ship: The Story of Captain Santa" and "The Historic Christmas Tree Ship: A True Story of Faith, Hope and Love," detail the life of Captain Schuenemann.

      Join author Rochelle Pennington for a presentation on Chicago’s famous Christmas Tree Ship in our new Hunter Education Hall. This family-oriented program will detail one of the most well-known shipwrecks of the Great Lakes. Come hear about “Captain Santa” and his yearly voyage down Lake Michigan delivering Christmas trees to Chicago before it was caught in “The Great Storm of .   Affectionately dubbed the "Christmas Tree Ship," this was an annual trek for the Rouse Simmons. With its cargo of Christmas trees, the ship was bound for Chicago. There Captain Herman Scheunemann would sell the trees for 50 cents or $ and even gave many away to needy families.5/5(1).

      Affectionately dubbed the "Christmas Tree Ship," this was an annual trek for the Rouse Simmons. With its cargo of Christmas trees, the ship was bound for Chicago. There Captain Herman Scheunemann would sell the trees for 50 cents or $ and even gave many away to needy families.   This is inspiring story of "Captain Santa" who sailed a three-masted schooner on Lake Michigan years ago, delivering each December thousands of Christmas .


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The Historic Christmas Tree Ship by Rochelle Pennington Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Historic Christmas Tree Ship: A True Story of Faith, Hope And Love Paperback – Septem by Rochelle Pennington (Author)/5(14). “Pennington’s book, The Historic Christmas Tree Ship, is a heftier paperback intended for mature readers who are interested in the history of the ship, the exact records, in-depth discussions of the storm, the lifesaving efforts and much more.

Pennington spent hours in libraries and historical societies, pursuing decades-old documents and newspaper articles. The legend of The Christmas Tree Ship is a true story of faith, hope and love, and is considered one of the most loved legends of the Great Lakes. Captain Herman Schuenemann became affectionately known as "Captain Santa" for his yearly voyages from Michigan's Upper Peninsula to Chicago with a load of freshly cut Christmas trees during the late 's and early 's.4/5(2).

Historic Christmas Tree Ship Published by User, 12 years ago This book captures the true meaning of Christmas and what the holiday is all about/5(4). "The Christmas Tree Ship" is a beautifully illustrated children's book.

The oil and acrylic color illustrations by Chris Ellison are superb and capture the emotions of the story. To add to the realism of the story some of the paintings are done in sepia tones to convey the early 's era/5(27).

One of those Christmas tree ships became a legend. Captain Herman Schuenemann. Herman Schuenemann and his brother August began shipping goods around the ports of Lake Michigan in the s. They would lease or rent schooners, contract with lumber mills in the upper Michigan peninsula, and ship the raw lumber to various ports during the shipping season.

Wisconsin author and historian Rochelle Pennington has written an exhaustive, yet appealing history, The Historic Christmas Tree Ship: A True Story of Faith, Hope and Love (West Bend, WI. ROCHELLE PENNINGTON is an award-winning newspaper columnist and bestselling author of ten books including Highlighted in Yellow (available in four languages; co-authored with H.

Jackson Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author), The Historic Christmas Tree Ship (as featured on national television), An Old-Fashioned Christmas ( Midwest Booksellers Choice Award nomination), and.

Rochelle also has another, much larger book on the Christmas Tree Ship, which is full of great details and old photographs--also a great read!/5(6). This book is based on real facts and turned into a wonderful children's story to be enjoyed by boys and girls alike.

The way the story is written it seems like a poem more than a story but will be enjoyed nonetheless. The Christmas tree ship had been delivering Christmas trees to children for years, but one year tragedy struck/5.

Author Rochelle Pennington has written two books detailing one of the most well-known shipwrecks of the Great Lakes. One for adults and one for children documenting Lake Michigan’s Christmas Tree Ship, which delivered holiday evergreens to the citizens of Chicago each Christmas season before it was caught in the “Great Storm of ” and subsequently went to the bottom of the lake fully loaded with.

If you're interested in an exhaustive collection of the Christmas Tree Ship's story, this is a good book for you. It contains a lot of information. Unfortunately, it is not very cohesive, so it does not read well. It jumps in various directions about different aspects of the story, so it doesn't flow very well/5.

The Historic Christmas Tree Ship & Ornament Making Author Rochelle Pennington has written two books detailing one of the most well-known shipwrecks of the Great Lakes, Lake Michigan's Christmas Tree Ship and she’s here to share it with date: On January 3,we received an email from Ms.

Laura Ashlee (SHPO), stating that the Christmas Tree Ship and the history of Thompson was an excellent candidate for the marker. The cost for the marker was $3, Christmas Tree Ship.

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Price: $ Click for Details. "The Historical Christmas Tree Ship: A True Story of Faith, Hope and Love," a follow-up documentary book, was released in and features a page expansion of. The Christmas Tree Ship (Philomel Books, October 6, ) written and illustrated by Jeanette Winter is based upon the true story of Captain Herman Schuenemann.

This man used his fishing schooner, the Rouse Simmons, to deliver evergreen trees from the Upper Peninsula of /5. The information provided below is a partial excerpt from the book THE HISTORIC CHRISTMAS TREE SHIP: A True Story of Faith, Hope and Love by Rochelle Pennington.

The page book details the extraordinary story of the Christmas Tree Ship from every angle and includes over 60 photographs along with hundreds of newspaper citations spanning a period of years. The Paperback of the Historic Christmas Tree Ship: A True Story of Faith, Hope and Love by Rochelle M.

Pennington at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help3/5(1). The historic Christmas tree ship: a true story of faith, hope and love.

[Rochelle Pennington] -- Every year Captain Herman Schuenemann and his 'Christmas Tree Ship' would bring a load of fresh Christmas trees from Michigan to Chicago. T he Christmas tree that was lit up at New York City’s Rockefeller Center on Wednesday night — a foot, ton Norway Spruce — and the one lit.

Later this month, the Crystal Lake Historical Society will present author Rochelle Pennington – author of 10 books, including “The Historic Christmas Tree Ship: The Story of .ADDITIONAL INFORMATION; Each November, the captains Schuenemann loaded the schooner the Rouse Simmons with evergreens in Michigan, than sailed for Chicago where the pair moored their vessel to a downtown pier, hoisted a decorated tree up the mast and strung electric lights throughout the rigging, turning the ship into a large Christmas ornament.

Despite the dangers of sailing in November.