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”
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.
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.