Hart Camp

Tobin Harbor


aptain Albert Hart was a squatter who occupied land north of the Kemmer location in Tobin Harbor. The Merritt family held title to this land and likely granted Hart permission to build upon the property. All structures including a cottage, privy, and dock were removed shortly after federal purchase.


Help Tell The Story

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. Isle Royale National Park GIS data. Isle Royale National Park. Houghton, MI.