Registration number 20080918A
This certifies that the heraldic arms of the Community of John's, Barnum Island, Michigan are registered as an original design and are described by the blazon below
Founder of John's Hotel and community, George Barnum, made fortune in grain, and was President of Barnham Grain Company (later one of the components of General Mills). Design also suggests Union Civil War uniform (Mr. Barnum fought in the war) and "skyline" of community.
Community centered on John's Hotel, also known as Barnum Island Hotel, often called the first hotel on Isle Royale but really the first hotel on the Isle Royale archipelago as it is located on Barnum Island at Washington Harbor. The hotel is now undergoing restoration as part of the John's Hotel restoration project.
Adoption by members of John's Hotel Restoration Project, September 12, 2008.
Daniel Christopher Boyer