Jacob Kolb was the colony’s storekeeper. He was conscripted to the Union Army in 1864 and returned to Ora Labora in 1866. During a struggle for control… Read more “Biography of Jacob Kolb”
Biography of of Eduard & Herman Goeschel two of the original “Backwoodsmen” of the Ora Labora Colony.
ora-labora.org will be utilized to establish a research and educational site in which to discuss and offer primary source research on the German Colony established in 1862 in Michigan’s Wild Fowl Bay region.