Colonel James M. Schoonmaker

The lake freighter Colonel James M. Schoonmaker launched in 1911. At the time, it was the largest ship on the Great Lakes. Christopher Gillcrist, executive… read more

The lake freighter Colonel James M. Schoonmaker launched in 1911. At the time, it was the largest ship on the Great Lakes. Christopher Gillcrist, executive director at the National Museum of the Great Lakes, gave a tour of the 617 foot-long ship that carried materials like coal, steel, and grain across the Great Lakes.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Toledo, Ohio, from July 20-26, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Buckeye Broadband local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Colonel James M. Schoonmaker

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Program ID:
465087-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Toledo, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
Oct 19, 2019 | 3:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 07, 2021 | 9:46am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 19, 2019 | 3:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 20, 2019 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 20, 2019 | 11:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 21, 2019 | 4:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 26, 2019 | 10:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 08, 2019 | 5:38am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 08, 2019 | 2:40pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 09, 2019 | 4:42am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 07, 2021 | 9:46am EST | C-SPAN 3
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