Keweenaw Co MI

City of Belle Harbor




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Isle Royale Map 1920 - From Paul Petosky -- Postmark 9 August 1926
Isle Harbor Post Mark August 21, 1926 from Paul Petosky




Belle Harbor, MI (Moose at Belle Isle Lodge) (1929) - Contributed by Paul Petosky





Belle Harbor, MI (Belle Isle Lodge) (early 1920s) - Contributed by Paul Petosky



Belle Harbor, MI (Veranda, Belle Isle Lodge) (1930s)- Contributed by Paul petosky


Belle Harbor, MI (Fire Place, Belle Isle Lodge) (1910s) - Contributed by Paul Petosky

The Belle Isle Lodge was a summer resort at Belle Harbor on Isle Royale.

The Belle Harbor Post Office was a summer only operation as was the lodge and was located inside the Belle Isle Lodge.

The Belle Harbor Post Office was established on May 28, 1917 with Fred Schofield as its first and only postmaster. It discontinued operation on June 30, 1939; with mail service to Duluth, MN.

Isle Royale National Park was authorized by Congress on March 3, 1931 by President Herbert Hoover "to conserve a prime example of Northwoods Wilderness."

Isle Royale National Park was established on April 3, 1940 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.