Herman Schuenemann – Captain Santa

Published on Nov 15, 2016

This is inspiring story of “Captain Santa” who sailed a three-masted schooner on Lake Michigan 100 years ago, delivering each December thousands of Christmas trees to be sold to Chicago families straight from the deck of his ship tied up at the Clark Street pier. Scenes are from the 50-minute documentary film on DVD “Chicago’s Christmas Tree Ship.”

 

 

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