Ora Labora Colony Group Photograph

Inscription on the back reads ” Member’s of the Ora et Labora Community, Wildfowl Bay Michigan. Circa 1865.


From the Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan.



Ora Labora Sketch from Researcher 1970

This is a graphic of a possible representation of the Ora Labora German Colony overlaid on a map showing roads has they existed in 1970 until today. Note that much of the colony is situated away from the shore and abuts Indian Trail (Sand Road)