Download PDF by Timothy W. Lake: Association Island (Images of America)

By Timothy W. Lake

most folk think the overall electrical retreat at organization Island used to be prepared by way of GE. in fact, it used to be initially shaped by way of numerous businessmen from the incandescent lamp undefined; those males shaped an organization of lamp businesses to compete with GE. A 1903 fishing journey to Henderson Harbor encouraged them to buy the island for his or her summer time sojourns; although, possession of the organization and the island have been ultimately absorbed by way of GE, turning it right into a full-scale hotel for executives and bosses of the ever-expanding company. inns, eating places, garages, boats, fishing courses, managers, and upkeep staff from within reach Henderson Harbor have been all tied to organization Island for the following 50 years. while GE gave it away, organization Island fell right into a lengthy and regular interval of decline until eventually it was once changed into a tenting inn for the twenty first century. organization Island illustrates the monetary and social impression of an important company on a small fishing community.

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