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By Timothy W. Lake

most folks think the overall electrical retreat at organization Island used to be geared up via GE. actually, it used to be initially shaped via a number of 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 season sojourns; although, possession of the organization and the island have been finally absorbed by way of GE, turning it right into a full-scale lodge for executives and executives of the ever-expanding company. motels, eating places, garages, boats, fishing publications, managers, and upkeep staff from within reach Henderson Harbor have been all tied to organization Island for the subsequent 50 years. whilst GE gave it away, organization Island fell right into a lengthy and regular interval of decline till it used to be become a camping out hotel 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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