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

By Timothy W. Lake

most folk think the overall electrical retreat at organization Island used to be equipped by means of GE. actually, it used to be initially shaped via 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; even if, possession of the organization and the island have been finally absorbed through GE, turning it right into a full-scale inn for executives and bosses of the ever-expanding company. resorts, eating places, garages, boats, fishing publications, managers, and upkeep staff from within sight Henderson Harbor have been all tied to organization Island for the subsequent 50 years. while GE gave it away, organization Island fell right into a lengthy and regular interval of decline till it was once become a tenting lodge 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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