Morse Camp

Rock Harbor

Morse Cottage, 1935: Wolbrink [Sheet 024, Photo B], ISRO Archives.


n 1919 W.W. Morse built a small cottage in Snug Harbor on property he purchased from Knuet Knuetson. The property was acquired by the U.S. government in 1939 by condemnation. The cottage was removed shortly thereafter. Little else is known about the Morse family or their use of the property.

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Are you related to this family? Would you be willing to share stories or photos associated with related events? If so, we would love to hear from you! Please contact the Cultural Resource Manager at Isle Royale National Park. Or write to:

Isle Royale National Park
800 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, Michigan 49931-1896


  1. Morse Purchase Records. Isle Royale National Park. Houghton, MI.