Lecture on Christmas Tree Ship comes to Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

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first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisAlpena — Tomorrow night, get into the Christmas spirit by learning about the tale of one of the most fascinating shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, the Rouse Simmons, otherwise known as the ‘Christmas tree ship.’This will be the final lecture of 2018 for the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary’s lecture series. Russ green will bring to life this 1900s ship that carried Christmas trees from the Upper Peninsula To Chicago.“We’ve done Christmas tree ship programs with students, we’d go to the classrooms, usually third and fourth graders, sometimes, they’d come to the Heritage Center, and this year, we decided to focus on the adults as an audience and deliver a lecture about the ship, about the actual story, discerning myth from fact and also taking a look at why it has stayed alive in the story for so longCatch the lecture tomorrow night at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center Theatre. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and talk begins at 7:00 p.m. More information can be found at thunderbayfriends.org.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: Christmas Tree Ship, GREAT LAKES MARITIME HERITAGE CENTER, lecture series, Rouse Simmons, Thunder Bay National Marine SanctuaryContinue ReadingPrevious Hop on a trolley and look at the Christmas lights in town!Next Teens who vape at school know its ‘not allowed in our building’last_img

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