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High waters dampen Christmas Tree Ship Point project

Climate conditions on Lake Michigan have set back efforts to secure Christmas Tree Ship Point in Algoma.  Last summer, the city used grant monies to restore the historic site off of Lake Street near the Algoma Pier Lighthouse.   A combination of high water levels and high winds last October all but wiped out the project.  Algoma Parks and Recreation Director Sara Robertson says the city is now focused on waiting out nature.

 

 

 

Christmas Tree Ship Point honors the famed schooners that sailed past Algoma laden with trees from northern Wisconsin and Michigan to Milwaukee and Chicago in the 1800s.

 

(Photo courtesy of Community Improvement of Algoma)

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