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A painting of the Christmas Tree Schooner at the Great Lakes Coast Guard Museum in Two Rivers. The schooner, with 16 crew members, never reached Chicago. Not until 59 years later was she found in 170 feet of water off Rawley Point, her Christmas trees still stashed in her hold. The schooner remains preserved in the icy waters of Lake Michigan.

Sleeping Bear Point - Northwest Michigan

Great Lakes Lighthouses: Rawley Point Lighthouse, Rawley Point, WI Point Beach State Forest Park, (Two Rivers Point on Rawley's Point) Lake Michigan 1874

Divers explore the bow of the schooner ROUSE SIMMONS, also known as "The Christmas Tree Ship." because Christmas ree worms grow all over it.

The Rouse Simmons - set sail in November of 1912 with a load of Christmas trees bound for Chicago, but never reached its destination. For years her fate remained a mystery, until 1971 when the wreck was discovered in 170 feet of water northeast of Two Rivers.

Hay dos cosas en las que estan de acuerdo Yule y Noel..en desaprobar navidades lujosas como esta