A story in the December 11, 1931 issue of the Cass City Chronicle outlined a plan to place a memorial near the site of the colony in… Read more “Plans for an Ora Labora Memorial in 1931”
The following 56 names were mentioned in the general business meeting minutes for Ora Labora. These names were taken from handwritten translated meeting minutes.
Jacob Kolb was the colony’s storekeeper. He was conscripted to the Union Army in 1864 and returned to Ora Labora in 1866. He was acting Secretary of… Read more “Biography of Jacob Kolb”
Biography of of Eduard & Herman Goeschel two of the original “Backwoodsmen” of the Ora Labora Colony.
Biography of John J. Froebe a merchant of the Ora Labora colony near Bay Port Michigan.
Letters from Ora Labora – December 24th, 1864
Letters from Ora Labora – December 15th, 1864
Letters from Ora Labora – November 30th, 1864
Letters from Ora Labora – November 2nd, 1864
Letters from Ora Labora – September 6th, 1864