This image comes from a post card that was postmarked in 1922. It depicts the lagoon that lies between the the Island House and Conference center today. The Island House would be out of frame on the right side. The boathouse had a movie theater and dance hall on the second floor. Today, you can […]
We decided to put our Picture on the Sackets Harbor Flyer for 2018.
In the beginning of the 20th century the National Electric Lamp Association, a consortium of incandescent lamp manufacturers, purchased what was then called Warner's Island. Shortly after the purchase, the name was changed to Association Island. The island served as a permanent location for their annual retreat, where the lamp men would plan the next […]
Don’t Miss out this season………
The first building that you see when entering Association Island is the Island House. This two-story structure originally housed the island staff during the season. Today it serves as the campground offices and general store.
In the glory days, there were shuttles from Henderson Harbor to Association Island. Maybe we can revive the service in the future?
There is an awesome view of the Lake from inside the Conference Center
The Old Cabins on Association Island, from 1930’s to 1940’s. After the closure of the island in the 60’s and 70’s, many of the cabins were sold off to the local community. You can still find some scattered throughout the Henderson Harbor and Jefferson County Neighborhoods.
Lately, we have discovered a large number of historic photos of Association Island. We will begin periodic postings. Stay Tuned!
During the Summer and Fall, Our Conference Center often transforms into a Wedding Reception. Contact our General Manager if interested. 1-315-938-5655.