Little island shack?

Mary Kate of Spring Lake asked, "What's the shed on the far west point of Harbor Island? It's right on the inlet between the power plant and the city property."
Mark Brooky
Jan 11, 2013



A real mystery you've got there, Mary Kate.

"That is a privately owned shack on an odd piece of private property," City Manager Pat McGinnis said. "It is only accessed from the water and is a unique use."

That's all he said about it.

Check out the picture Mary Kate supplied of the tiny shack in the thicket.

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It looks like it was purchased two years ago for $2,000. It is very interesting. I would love to hear more from the owners. Not that it is any of our business. But it is very interesting.

Walking Alive

I would guess it holds the owners boating equipment.


Many years ago (early 70's?) I remember it was an animal shelter of some sort. I had heard that the animals were 'set free' quite often by roaming bands of teenage hooligans. I had heard.


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